“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 44-6251

44-6251

Delivered Hunter 15/6/44; Dow Fd 28/6/44; Assigned 772BS/463BG Celone 3/7/44; crashed on take off with Paul Gilles 1/2/45; Salvaged 3/2/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8585

44-8585

Delivered Cheyenne 26/10/44; Hunter 30/11/44; Grenier 10/12/44; Assigned 96BS/2BG PFF Amendola 19/12/44; {27m} Salvaged 9AF Germany 10/5/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6462 / Sandusky Jo-Ann

44-6462 / Sandusky Jo-Ann

Delivered Kearney 11/8/44; Grenier 22/8/44; Assigned 710BS/447BG Rattlesden 27/8/44; 709BS; Returned to the USA Bradley 7/7/45; Sth Plains 9/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 3/12/45. SANDUSKY JO-ANN.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97812

42-97812

Delivered Denver 5/3/44; Gulfport 20/4/44; slated 3451BS/100BG [EP-P]; Lt Rock 24/4/44; 4204 BU Atlanta 12/11/44; 328 BU Gulfport 31/3/45; 324 BU Chatham 9/5/45; 326 BU MacDill 24/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 8/1/46.

B-17 #44-6508 / Maiden U.S.A.

44-6508 / Maiden U.S.A.

Delivered Lincoln 24/8/44; Grenier 9/9/44; Assigned 614BS/401BG [IW-A] Deenethorpe 23/9/44; 613BS [IN-A]; battle damaged Berlin 3/2/45 with ?; force landed continent, repaired & ret UK; Returned to the USA Bradley 6/6/45; Sth Plains 18/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 27/11/45. MAIDEN U.S.A.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8793

44-8793

Delivered Cheyenne 27/12/44; Wright Fd 9/1/45; Hunter 1/3/45; Assigned 96BS/2BG PFF Amendola 20/3/45; RetUS, 902 BU Orlando 31/5/45; 621 BU Pinecastle 4/7/45; 613 BU Aberdeen PG 19/6/46.