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36-159 Y1B-17

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered 20BS/2BG Langley 14-Sep-37; transferred 19BG March Fd Oct-40; Amarillo 19-Nov-42; 65 flts; Written off 15-Jan-43. [aircraft No. 52]. This aircraft never served in combat and was never posted to the UK.


Event Location Date
Delivered Langley AFB, Hampton, VA, USA 14 September 1937


Date Contributor Update
16 January 2015 21:42:48 Lee8thbuff Changes to serial number, production block number, manufacturer and description

Lee Cunningham 16-Jan-2015. Added Y block and note to description based on " The B-17 Flying Fortress Story" Roger A. Freeman with David Osborne; converted dates to military-style signification.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:00 AAM AAM ingest

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log