„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 44-6906 / Constipated Lady

44-6906 / Constipated Lady

Delivered Hunter 14/12/44; Grenier 29/12/44; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-I] Framlingham 21/1/45; transferred 525BS/379BG [FR-J] Kimbolton 20/2/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 28/6/45; Sth Plains 4/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 18/12/45. CONSTIPATED LADY.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5196

42-5196

Delivered Cheyenne 8/10/42; Assigned 332BS/94BG Pueblo with Arthur Allen who had taxi accident 13/1/43; Pyote 6/2/43; Tinker 10/8/43; with Larry Murchan force landed 20 miles W of Ardmore 2/12/43; with Osborn Stone force landed two miles N of base 21/12/43; 222 BU Ardmore 22/1/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Ontario 14/6/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5185

42-5185

Delivered Cheyenne 7/10/42; Pyote 12/1/43; Dalhart 6/5/43; Tinker 28/7/43; 504BG Fairmont 12/7/44; 241 BU Fairmont 9/8/44; 232 BU Dalhart 21/10/44; 273 BU Lincoln 21/11/44; 224 BU Sioux City 9/1/45; 235 BU Biggs 12/5/45; 233 BU Davis Monthan 21/5/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 30/10/45.

B-17 #42-31138 / Winged Fury

42-31138 / Winged Fury

Delivered Cheyenne 24/9/43; Gr Island 7/10/43; Romulus 10/10/43; Assigned: 560BS/388BG Knettishall 15/10/43; MIA Augsburg 13/4/44 Pilot: Art Nelson, Co-Pilot: Art Livermore, Navigator: Maurice White, Bombardier: Bill Matuszewski, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Mont, Radio Operator: Roger Blanchard, Ball Turret Gunner: Marion Jones, Waist Gunner: Allen Garrison, Waist Gunner: Heino Harala (9POW); Tail Gunner: Hubert Bonnet (KIA- when tail severely damaged in attack); Enemy aircraft, crashed near Neustadt Afd, nr Speyerdorf, Germany. MACR 3773. WINGED FURY.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-39064 / Sky Queen

43-39064 / Sky Queen

Delivered Lincoln 19/11/44; Grenier 3/12/44; Assigned: 569BS/390BG [CC-E] Framlingham 6/12/44; Returned to US: Bradley 3/7/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 6/7/45; Scrapped: Kingman 8/12/45. SKY QUEEN.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5209

42-5209

Delivered Cheyenne 9/10/42; Morrison 7/3/43; Hobbs 24/4/43; Kelly 22/7/43; 4136 BU Tinker 21/6/44; 3017 BU Hobbs 29/7/44; Written off 19/8/44.