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U.S. Long Range Bomber B-17E "The Flying Fortress"

long range bomber "The Flying Fortress". Historic poster showing major identifying features of the WWII long range bomber. Originally published by the U.

This is the B-17F “Spotted Cow” Flying Fortress assembly ship of the 384th Bomber Group based at RAF Grafton Underwood in Northamptonshire, England. The assembly ship's mission was to serve as the reference point for hundreds of bombers taking off for a mission to fall into groups for the long flight to the target. As soon as the mass formation would take shape, the assembly ship returned to base. The “Spotted Cow” flew 61 combat missions.

This is the “Spotted Cow” Flying Fortress assembly ship of the Bomber Group based at RAF Grafton Underwood in Northamptonshire, England.

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America’s manufacturers in World War II were engaged in the greatest industrial effort in history. Aircraft companies went from building a handful of planes at…

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B 17 Flying Fortress flying low over a deserted road Flanked with Spitfire too col

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The only European airworthy Flying Fortress. Officially called 'Sally B' she appeared in the film Memphis Belle hence the logo that appears on this side of the awesome war bird. Based in the UK at the Imperial War Museum Duxford.

B-17 Flying Fortress tail gunner position.

The tail gunner had to crawl through a tunnel (under the tail stabilizer) and lay prone on his belly for the entire mission. The space was the size of the open end of a rubbish barrel!

B-17 Flying Fortress - The American plane of WWII. To see one of these planes actually take off, fly, and land is truly a magnificent experience. I had the good luck to see the Collings Foundation air show in Falmouth, MA a few years ago, and was spellbound by this wonderful aircraft.

Flying Fortress - The American plane of WWII. To see one of these planes actually take off, fly, and land is truly a magnificent experience.

The B-17 'Flying Fortress' an awesome bird from another era.

There are actually only less than a handful of that can still fly today. Cant wait to fly in one in a few weeks! The 'Flying Fortress' an awesome bird from another era.

Boeing B-25 Mitchell bomber

the same plane that Jimmy Doolittle used in his 1942 raid on Tokyo. 米 爆撃機 Mitchell

A-36 Apache in nose dive with dive brakes deployed.  This is a derivative of the P-51 Mustang.

The Apache dove at speeds approaching 500 mph, and during one test, an airplane lost its wings during a dive.

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Boeing "Flying Fortress" of the bomb wing, Air Force, World War II

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