B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-85828 / I’ll Be Around

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-85828 / I’ll Be Around



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B-17 44-85828 / I’ll Be Around

Delivered Dallas 13/7/45; Sth Plains 31/8/45; Rome 2/46; NAF Johnsville 9/9/46 [77254]; converted into camera and survey ship for United States Coast Guard; Elizabeth City 31/3/47 and operated these activities until 1959, the last mission from Alaska; United States Coast Guard San Francisco 9/59; Elizabeth to retire, the last B-17 used by USAF with military crew on 14/10/59; Joe Marrs, Opa Locka, Fl 8/3/60 (Civil N9323R); Serv-Air, White Plains, NY 4/60; Tropical Export Tred/Co, Fort Lauderdale 23/5/62; Hugh Wheeless, Dothan, Al 17/7/62 (sprayer); Black Hills Avn. Spearfish, SD 4/10/62 (tanker B-30); Aero Flite, Cody, Wyo 3/1/64; Bruce Kinney, Richey, Mont 1975; Aircraft Spec. Mesa, Az 18/5/78; swapped for C-54 tanker and restored as static 42-31892 of 390BG Framlingham, Sfk, UK, at Pima Air & Space Museum, Tucson, Az. I’LL BE AROUND.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 18. Mai 2017


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