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40-2046 B-17C

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Wright Field 24-Nov-40; Eglin Air Proving Ground May-42 for gunnery testing of two 20mm cannon mounted in the nose; to Wright Field 7-Feb- 42; Chanute 18-Dec-43; with Joe McKinstray force landed Tulsa Field, OK 14-Sep-44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus, Oklahoma 4-Oct-45.


Date Contributor Update
25 January 2015 19:36:29 Lee8thbuff Changes to serial number, production block number, manufacturer and description

Lee Cunningham 25-Jan-2015. Added Block Number, added manufacturer; Edited description, based on "The B-17 Flying Fortress Story" Roger A. Freeman with David Osborne, converted dates in Description to military-style signification.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:01 AAM AAM ingest

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log