The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is a four-engine heavy bomber aircraft developed in the 1930s for the then United States Army Air Corps (USAAC). Competing against Douglas and Martin for a contract to build 200 bombers, the Boeing entry outperformed both competitors and more than met the Air Corps' expectations.  1938  wem

The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is a four-engine heavy bomber aircraft developed in the 1930s for the then United States Army Air Corps (USAAC). Competing against Douglas and Martin for a contract to build 200 bombers, the Boeing entry outperformed both competitors and more than met the Air Corps' expectations. 1938 wem

Alternative Cancer Remedy?  About Vitamin B17 (Amygdalin, Laetrile) and Best Food Sources [Infographic] and Resources

Alternative Cancer Remedy? About Vitamin B17 (Amygdalin, Laetrile) and Best Food Sources [Infographic] and Resources

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

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

Jet Blueprints | This fabulous B-17 cutaway comes in a 8.5x11 PDF for FREE included in ...

Jet Blueprints | This fabulous B-17 cutaway comes in a 8.5x11 PDF for FREE included in ...

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"Thunderbird" and "Liberty Belle": A pair of historic B-17 Flying Fortresses in flight.

"Thunderbird" and "Liberty Belle": A pair of historic B-17 Flying Fortresses in flight.

B-17 Pilot's compartment -- to think this is where my grandfather sat and flew over enemy territory while under attack just blows my mind!

Cutaway art of the nose of a B17...

B-17 Pilot's compartment -- to think this is where my grandfather sat and flew over enemy territory while under attack just blows my mind!

Gunners in Nose Turret of B-17 Bomber during World War II - 42-16656021 - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis

Gunners in Nose Turret of B-17 Bomber during World War II - 42-16656021 - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis

B-17G | The Flying Fortress is one of the most famous airplanes ever built. The B-17 prototype first flew on July 28, 1935. Although few B-17s were in service on Dec. 7, 1941, production quickly accelerated after the U.S. entry into World War II. The aircraft served in every combat zone, but it is best known for the daylight strategic bombing of German industrial targets. Production ended in May 1945 and totaled 12,726…

B-17G | The Flying Fortress is one of the most famous airplanes ever built. The B-17 prototype first flew on July 28, 1935. Although few B-17s were in service on Dec. 7, 1941, production quickly accelerated after the U.S. entry into World War II. The aircraft served in every combat zone, but it is best known for the daylight strategic bombing of German industrial targets. Production ended in May 1945 and totaled 12,726…

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