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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered 20BS/2BG Langley 27-Mar-37; transferred 19BG March Fd Oct-40; Hendricks Fd, Sebring 6-Feb-42; force landed base with W.R. George; 65 flts; Written off 13-Apr-42. [aircraft No. 50] Aircraft never served in combat.

NOTE: The "Y" designation indicates that the aircraft was used by the USAAF in a service test status.


Event Location Date
Delivered Langley AFB, Hampton, VA, USA 27 March 1937


Date Contributor Update
14 January 2019 15:54:29 Emily Changes to serial number

Removed block number from serial number

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2015 21:25:24 Lee8thbuff Changes to serial number, production block number 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