„Das beste Kampfflugzeug, das jemals gebaut wurde. Sie konnte die meisten Schäden verkraften und blieb immer noch in der Luft.“
General Ira C. Eaker

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B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5754

42-5754

Delivered Cheyenne 16/12/42; Pyote 1/1/43; Pueblo 28/3/43; Ephrata 21/5/43; force landed base with Joe Connors 23/6/43; 2020 BU Galveston 6/8/44; 211 BU Oak Apt (?) 18/1/45; 225 BU Rapid City 23/2/45; 202 BU Syracuse 30/3/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 14/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5753

42-5753

Delivered Cheyenne 13/12/42; Pueblo 30/12/42; Biggs 24/2/43; Blythe 18/3/43; Walla Walla 20/5/43; Redmond 18/6/43; Walla Walla 15/8/43; Avon Park 23/11/43; 3701 BU Amarillo 18/11/44; (Converted to F-9 with cameras in nose, bomb bay and rear fuselage); Recl Comp 3/1/46.

B-17 #41-24434 / The Mudhen

41-24434 / The Mudhen

Delivered Middleton AD 9/7/42; Bolling 28/7/42; Westover 3/10/42; Assigned 15PRS/3PRG Membury, Wilt. 7/9/42; Steeple Morden, UK 27/12/42; transferred 12AF La Senia, Alg. 6/12/42; Algiers 25/12/42; Le Kroub, Alg. 5/6/43; La Marsa, Tun. 28/6/43; Returned to the USA Homestead 14/7/43; Tinker 6/8/43; Ret Bari 28/12/43; Ret US; Civil Reg N60475; to Bolivia CB-79, CP-579; crashed 29/12/58 and destroyed.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 40-3096

40-3096

Assigned 19BG Hickam Field, HI 14-May-41; Clark Field 17-Oct-41; battle damaged on mission to Legaspi with Hewitt Wheless 14-Dec-41 and crash landed Cagayan, Mindanao, almost burnt out. Never served in the UK.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30503

42-30503

Delivered Cheyenne 11/6/43; Roswell 22/6/43; Patterson 11/8/43; Tinker 12/8/43; 3030 BU Roswell 2/6/44; 3010 BU Williams 10/12/44; 3020 BU La Junta 3/4/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 14/8/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5765 / Shanker Ali

42-5765 / Shanker Ali

Delivered Long Beach 31/12/42; Denver 2/1/43; Morrison 31/1/43; Assigned 416BS/99BG (extn bomb racks fitted) Navarin 2/2/43; Oudna 4/8/43; Tortorella 11/12/43; battle damaged Innsbruck 19/12/43 with Claude Scott, Hinson, Jones, Conner (4wia); transferred 483BG Sterparone 6/44; Salvaged 21/10/44. SHANKER ALI.