B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies The legendary Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress bomber in WW2. With database about the fate of each single aircraft.

“The best bomber which was ever built. She could handle extensive damage and still stay in the air.”
General Ira C. Eaker

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B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-83732

44-83732

Delivered Syracuse 18/5/45; Middletown 8/11/45; Morrison 27/12/45; re-ass 30/4/47; 3 BC Albrook (CZ) 1/1/48; 5702 MA Albrook 26/7/48; 5701 MSU Gp Albrook 28/3/49; AMC Olmstead Recl Comp 8/9/49.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102698

42-102698

Delivered Cheyenne 26/3/44; Drew 18/4/44; with Alfred Vogell 19/3/45; 327 BU 4/5/45; 301 BU Drew 22/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 5/11/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-6093

42-6093

Delivered Long Beach 20/7/43; Cheyenne 23/7/43; with Norman Osborne force landed Clovis, NM 12/4/44; 202 BU Galveston 18/6/44; 4200 Chicago Mun 6/8/44; Fairfax 21/8/44; 202 BU Galveston 10/10/44; 222 BU Ardmore 23/2/45; 4202 BU Syracuse 1/4/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 12/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38732

43-38732

Delivered Lincoln 14/9/44; Grenier 27/9/44; Assigned 482BG Alconbury 1/10/44; 339BS/96BG [QJ-O] Snetterton 2/10/44; landing accident with Don Field 18/12/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 10/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 13/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 28/11/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30486

42-30486

Delivered Dallas 6/8/43; (F-9B) Peterson 8/7/43; Assigned MTO 20/1/44; Alps 29/2/44; Asia Minor 1/4/44; 4185 BU Independence 11/9/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 16/1/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-83293

44-83293

Delivered Hunter 24/1/45; Grenier 11/2/45; Assigned 19/2/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 5/7/45; Sth Plains 6/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 8/12/45.