B-17 Flying Fortress - Production-block B-17G-55-VE: 44-8201 to 44-8300

Modifications to this production-block

Additions of enclosed radio-room gun with K-5 mount from 44-8287, Cheyenne tail gun with N-8 sight from 44-8287, fire extinguisher system from 44-8301, SCR-522 VHF radio from 44-8301. More stowage in liferaft compartment from 44-8208. Revised chin turret with provision for hand-charging added. Deletion of G-1 oxygen signal from 44-8268, provision for SCR-515 radio and Lorenz blind approach equipment

B-17 Flying Fortresses in this production-block

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S/N Unit Fate Manufacturer
44-8201 / Rosalle Ann II photo
44-8202
44-8203
44-8204
44-8205
44-8206
44-8207 photo
44-8208 / My Baby II
44-8209 / The Brass Hat
44-8210 / Sweetheart of Seattle photo
44-8211 photo
44-8212
44-8213 / Hoop’s Spooks
44-8214
44-8215 / Satan’s Lady
44-8216 photo
44-8217
44-8218 / Baby Shoe III aka Downbeat
44-8219
44-8220