B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-83863 / Gremlin’s Hideout

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-83863 / Gremlin’s Hideout



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B-17 44-83863 / Gremlin’s Hideout

Delivered Syracuse 4/7/45; Assigned US Navy Johnsville 11/7/45 as PB-1W {77231}; Assigned VX-4 Quonset Pt 2/47; Norfolk 2/50; Litchfield Pk 5/50; transferred VC-11 Miramar 4/52; VC-11 Barbers Pt, Hawaii 6/52; re-designated VW-1 18/6/52; RetUSN, San Diego 5/54; Litchfield Pk 14/6/54; SO 10/7/56; AmComp Steel Corp, Dallas 2/12/57, Civil N5233V; Marson Eqip/Sal Co, Tucson 26/2/60; AirUn, Anderson, Cal 27/9/61 (tanker); Rogue FlyServ, Medford, Or 3/1/62; Eglin AFB Museum 1975, (was displayed in 95BG colours, now as 44-6106 of 388BG Knettishall, UK as WANDA THE WITCH.) Based at USAF Armament Museum, Eglin, Fla, as GREMLIN’S HIDEOUT.


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