B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97181 / Steady Hedy

B-17 #42-97181 / Steady Hedyzoom_in

Source:
www.306bg.us

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: UX-X, WW-B

Missions: 139

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History of
B-17 42-97181 / Steady Hedy

Delivered Cheyenne 6/2/44; Hunter 22/2/44; Morrison 5/3/44; Dow Fd 8/4/44; Assigned 327BS/92BG [UX-X] Podington 9/4/44; transferred 369BS/306BG [WW-B] Thurleigh 25/4/44; 327BS/92BG [UX-X] Podington 9/5/45 to; 139m, Salvaged 31/10/45. STEADY HEDY.

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B-17 42-97181 / Steady Hedy Details

Reportedly completed a total of 118 combat missions without a mechanical abort. It was a remarkable achievement for its crew chief S/Sgt Daniel Everett and his assistant S/Sgt Earl Schwab.

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