Back to Squawk list
  • 15

B-17 Flying Fortress

Enviado há
 
The B-17 Flying Fortress is a success story born from disaster. In fact, it could be argued no other aircraft has had a more horrible first impression, especially for a machine that would eventually revolutionize American aviation history in more ways than one. In 1934, during the golden age of flight and with a dire need for a long-range bomber capability, the Army Air Corps issued a multi-million dollar competition to the aircraft manufacturers Boeing, Martin and Douglas. They were to produce… (airman.dodlive.mil) Mais...

Sort type: [Top] [Newest]


bbabis
bbabis 2
Thanks for the post Sparkie. I like so many others grew up loving the “Fort” and anything I could watch or read about it. Twelve O’clock High was may favorite movie and TV series. I have the movie on DVD and every episode is on YouTube on which I’ll occasionally binge on a rainy day. God Bless the men that went to war in her and those that help keep her story alive.
sparkie624
sparkie624 1
Yes.. I love 12 O'Clock high.. Being a Cord Cutter, I get to watch it every week on Hero's and Icons..
charlie02vy
Charlie Roberts 1
One of the best looking airframes ever built.

Entrar

Não tem uma conta? Registre-se agora (gratuito) para funcionalidades personalizáveis, alertas de vôo e mais!
Esse site utiliza cookies. Ao usá-lo e continuar a navegar, você concorda com isso.
Ignorar
Você sabia que o rastreamento de voos da FlightAware é patrocinado por anúncios?
Você pode nos ajudar a manter o FlightAware gratuito, permitindo anúncios de FlightAware.com. Trabalhamos muito para manter nossa publicidade relevante e discreta para criar uma ótima experiência. É rápido e fácil permitir anúncios no FlightAware ou, caso prefira, considere nossas contas premium.
Ignorar