36-155

Object Number - UPL 32216 - Y1B-17 #36-155 [No. 10] Flagship for the 1938 Goodwill Flight to Buenos Aires, Argentina from Langley, Virginia.

Delivered 2BG/HQ Langley 1-Jun-37; used by CO Major Bob Olds from 28-May-37; took part on goodwill trip to South America 1938; transferred 19BG March Fd Oct-40; then Langley, force landed with Warren Wilkinson at Lively Fd, VA 1-Jan-42; Amarillo 12-Nov-42; 56 flts; Written off 29-Jan-43. [aircraft No. 10.] This aircraft was never used in combat and never served in the UK.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Delivered

Langley Army Airfield, VA 1 June 1937 2nd BG

Assigned

March Army Airfield, California 19th BG

Revisions

Date10 Mar 2019 01:06:48
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

B-17 Flying Fortress Story - Roger Freeman
page 71

Date14 Jan 2019 15:55:46
ContributorEmily
Sources

Removed block number from serial number

Date16 Mar 2018 22:59:54
Contributorthisismills
Sources

Y1B-17 #36-155 [No. 10] Flagship for the 1938 Goodwill Flight to Buenos Aires, Argentina from Langley, Virginia.

Date16 Jan 2015 21:32:59
ContributorLee8thbuff
Sources

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.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:00
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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