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B-Series Bombers in Flight, B-52, B-47, B-29 and B-17 Flying Fortress
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B-Series Bombers in Flight, B-52, B-47, B-29 and B-17 Flying Fortress
The B-17 and the B-29 established Boeing's reputation as a builder of heavy bombers during the WW II...
B-17 Assembly Line
BI49197 (P2021)
B-17 Assembly Line
B-17 assembly line.
B-17F "Felix" Airliner Taxis on Tarmac
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B-17F "Felix" Airliner Taxis on Tarmac
Seven former B-17F U.S. Army Air Force Flying Fortresses were converted into "Felix" airliners by Swedish...
First Swedish-Converted B-17F "Felix" Airliner
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First Swedish-Converted B-17F "Felix" Airliner
This Douglas-built B-17F was the first of seven former U.S. Army Air Force Flying Fortresses to be converted...
Brazilian Air Force B-17s Taxiing at Recife Air Base
BI47162 (p41276)
Brazilian Air Force B-17s Taxiing at Recife Air Base
The B-17 Flying Fortress was in service with the Brazilian Air Force from 1951 to 1968. Thirteen B-17s...
"5 Grand" B-17 Flying Fortress on Flight Line
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"5 Grand" B-17 Flying Fortress on Flight Line
The 5,000th B-17 built after Pearl Harbor carried the signatures of all the people who built her in the...
Boeing Plant II B-17 Workers, 1940s
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Boeing Plant II B-17 Workers, 1940s
Selected scenes from Boeing film "Fortress of the Sky"

Boeing's Seattle Plant 2, built between 1936...
Changing The World (Boeing Centennial Poster)
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Changing The World (Boeing Centennial Poster)
This poster showcases a few of the trailblazing products from Boeing and its heritage companies that...
1944 Easy Does It Boeing Ad
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1944 Easy Does It Boeing Ad
1944 Easy Does It Boeing ad.
1941 More Flying Fortresses Boeing Ad
BI45674 (1941-08-25 BOEING - TIME)
1941 More Flying Fortresses Boeing Ad
1941 More Flying Fortresses are the Order of the Day Boeing ad.
1940 Flying Fortresses Boeing Ad
BI45670 (1940 BOEING - AERODIGEST)
1940 Flying Fortresses Boeing Ad
1940 Flying Fortresses Boeing ad.
1939 Five World Record Boeing Ad
BI45666 (1939 BOEING -)
1939 Five World Record Boeing Ad
1939 Five World Record with 4 Engine Boeings ad.
Boeing Fortress Formation Flight, 2006
BI45371 (msf06-1492-008)
Boeing Fortress Formation Flight, 2006
Two legendary Boeing bombers, a B-17G Flying Fortress and a B-52H Stratofortress, in flight over Barksdale...
B-29 Superfortress at Boeing Field During World War II
BI45139 (BIV15_B-29_02)
B-29 Superfortress at Boeing Field During World War II
Boeing submitted the prototype for the B-29 Superfortress long-range heavy bomber (Model 345) to the...
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Factory B-roll (Black & White)
BI43353 (BIV13_B-17_02)
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Factory B-roll (Black & White)
The B-17 was a versatile aircraft performing bomber, search & rescue, reconnaissance, supply, transport,...
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Factory B-roll (Color)
BI43348 (BIV13_B-17_01)
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Factory B-roll (Color)
The B-17 was a versatile aircraft performing bomber, search & rescue, reconnaissance, supply, transport,...
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress B-roll (Color)
BI43347 (BIV13_B-17_03)
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress B-roll (Color)
The B-17E, the first mass-produced model Flying Fortress, carried nine machine guns and a 4,000-pound...
Boeing B-17G "5 Grand" B-roll
BI43338 (BIV13_B-17_04)
Boeing B-17G "5 Grand" B-roll
This aircraft was the 5,000th Flying Fortress built by Boeing, B-17G 43-37716. It was autographed by...
Rollout of Final Boeing Seattle Built B-17 Flying Fortress
BI43328 (BIV13_B-17_05)
Rollout of Final Boeing Seattle Built B-17 Flying Fortress
On April 9, 1945, the last B-17 Flying Fortress rolled off the assembly line at Boeing's Plant 2 in Seattle....
Boeing Plant 2 B-roll, 1940s-1950s
BI42091 (BoeingPlant2B-roll)
Boeing Plant 2 B-roll, 1940s-1950s
Boeing Plant II scenes showing the B-17, B-29 and B-52 assembly lines. No audio.
B-17G Flying Fortress, Left Side
BI41851 (p4467)
B-17G Flying Fortress, Left Side
The B-17 Flying Fortress was the first Boeing airplane with the distinctive, and enormous, tail for improved...
B-17G Flying Fortress, Right Side
BI41850 (p4468)
B-17G Flying Fortress, Right Side
The B-17 Flying Fortress was the first Boeing airplane with the distinctive, and enormous, tail for improved...
Crowd Examines a B-17 Flying Fortress, 1944
BI41849 (hs2396)
Crowd Examines a B-17 Flying Fortress, 1944
As World War II intensified, the Allied bombers needed additional armament and armor. The B-17E, the...
B-17G Flying Fortress Check Flight, 1944
BI41848 (hs5273)
B-17G Flying Fortress Check Flight, 1944
As World War II intensified, the Allied bombers needed additional armament and armor. The B-17E, the...
B-17F Flying Fortress Waist Gunner's Position
BI618422 (99d04514)
B-17F Flying Fortress Waist Gunner's Position
Sponsored in part by the Boeing Management Association, volunteers restored a B-17F Flying Fortress....
5000th B-17 Flying Fortess
BI222031 (k178)
5000th B-17 Flying Fortess
Boeing plants built a total of 6,981 B-17s in various models, and another 5,745 were built under a nationwide...
Boeing Multiline Manufacturing System for B-17 Production, circa 1943
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Boeing Multiline Manufacturing System for B-17 Production, circa 1943
In the early 1940s, Boeing solved the the problem of greatly increased orders for the B-17 Flying Fortress...
B-17G Flying Fortress Nose and Chin Turret
BI223829 (msf06-1492-113)
B-17G Flying Fortress Nose and Chin Turret
The last version of the Flying Fortress was the B-17G. Produced in the greatest quantity, it included...
B-17G Flying Fortress Waist Gun
BI223831 (msf06-1492-125)
B-17G Flying Fortress Waist Gun
The last version of the Flying Fortress was the B-17G. Produced in the greatest quantity, it included...
B-17G Flying Fortress Waist Guns
BI223833 (msf06-1492-126)
B-17G Flying Fortress Waist Guns
The last version of the Flying Fortress was the B-17G. Produced in the greatest quantity, it included...
B-17G Flying Fortress Waist Guns
BI223835 (msf06-1492-127)
B-17G Flying Fortress Waist Guns
The last version of the Flying Fortress was the B-17G. Produced in the greatest quantity, it included...
B-17G Flying Fortress Waist Gun
BI223837 (msf06-1492-128)
B-17G Flying Fortress Waist Gun
The last version of the Flying Fortress was the B-17G. Produced in the greatest quantity, it included...
B-17G Flying Fortress .50 Caliber Waist Gun
BI223839 (msf06-1492-129)
B-17G Flying Fortress .50 Caliber Waist Gun
The last version of the Flying Fortress was the B-17G. Produced in the greatest quantity, it included...
B-17G Flying Fortress of Bomb Load
BI223841 (msf06-1492-130)
B-17G Flying Fortress of Bomb Load
The last version of the Flying Fortress was the B-17G. Produced in the greatest quantity, it included...
B-17G Flying Fortress Flight Deck
BI223843 (msf06-1492-131)
B-17G Flying Fortress Flight Deck
The last version of the Flying Fortress was the B-17G. Produced in the greatest quantity, it included...
B-17G Flying Fortress Flight Deck
BI223845 (msf06-1492-132)
B-17G Flying Fortress Flight Deck
The last version of the Flying Fortress was the B-17G. Produced in the greatest quantity, it included...
B-17G Flying Fortress Flight Deck
BI223847 (msf06-1492-133)
B-17G Flying Fortress Flight Deck
The last version of the Flying Fortress was the B-17G. Produced in the greatest quantity, it included...
B-17G Flying Fortress Flight Deck
BI223849 (msf06-1492-134)
B-17G Flying Fortress Flight Deck
The last version of the Flying Fortress was the B-17G. Produced in the greatest quantity, it included...
B-17G Flying Fortress Flight Deck
BI223851 (msf06-1492-135)
B-17G Flying Fortress Flight Deck
The last version of the Flying Fortress was the B-17G. Produced in the greatest quantity, it included...
B-52 and B-17 in Flight over E-3 AWACS Radome
BI223871 (msf06-1492-201)
B-52 and B-17 in Flight over E-3 AWACS Radome
By the 21st century, the Boeing B-52 was in its fifth decade of operational service. The eight-engine,...
B-17 Flying Fortress Manufacturing
BI223929 (p3060)
B-17 Flying Fortress Manufacturing
Boeing plants built a total of 6,981 B-17s in various models, and another 5,745 were built under a nationwide...
5000th B-17 Flying Fortress Rollout
BI223933 (p4799)
5000th B-17 Flying Fortress Rollout
The last version of the Flying Fortress was the B-17G. Produced in the greatest quantity, it included...
B-17 Flying Fortress Manufacturing
BI223935 (p4842)
B-17 Flying Fortress Manufacturing
Boeing plants built a total of 6,981 B-17s in various models, and another 5,745 were built under a nationwide...
B-29 and B-17 Formation Seen from a B-29 Cockpit
BI223949 (wr-d3)
B-29 and B-17 Formation Seen from a B-29 Cockpit
At the time of its first flight, the B-29 Superfortress was one of the most complex airplanes ever built...
B-17C Flying Fortress Control Cabin
BI224235 (12857b)
B-17C Flying Fortress Control Cabin
The B-17 was a low-wing monoplane that combined aerodynamic features of the XB-15 giant bomber, still...
B-17C Flying Fortress Control Cabin
BI224241 (15969b)
B-17C Flying Fortress Control Cabin
The B-17 was the first Boeing military aircraft with a flight deck instead of an open cockpit.
Boeing Model 299 (Flying Fortress) at Boeing Field Hangar, July 1935
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Boeing Model 299 (Flying Fortress) at Boeing Field Hangar, July 1935
In response for the Army's request for a large, multi-engine bomber, the Model 299 (B-17) prototype,...
YB-17 Flying Fortress on Tarmac
BI224269 (9189b)
YB-17 Flying Fortress on Tarmac
December 2, 1936 marked the first flight of the YB-17 Flying Fortress, the first of 13 service test planes...
B-17F Flying Fortress in Flight
BI224347 (p2479)
B-17F Flying Fortress in Flight
In response for the Army's request for a large, multiengine bomber, the B-17 (Model 299) prototype, financed...
B-17 Flying Fortress in Flight
BI224349 (p2485)
B-17 Flying Fortress in Flight
The B-17 was a low-wing monoplane that combined aerodynamic features of the XB-15 giant bomber, still...
B-17B Flying Fortress in Flight
BI224435 (k36987)
B-17B Flying Fortress in Flight
The "Flying Fortress" proved itself in daylight bombing raids during World War II, became a household...
B-17B Flying Fortress Flight Line
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B-17B Flying Fortress Flight Line
The B-17 was a low-wing monoplane that combined aerodynamic features of the XB-15 giant bomber, still...
B-17G Flying Fortress, Miss Prissy, in Flight
BI224455 (missprissy)
B-17G Flying Fortress, Miss Prissy, in Flight
In response for the Army's request for a large, multiengine bomber, the B-17 (Model 299) prototype, financed...
Two B-17E Flying Fortresses in the Clouds
BI224463 (p1328)
Two B-17E Flying Fortresses in the Clouds
The B-17 was a low-wing monoplane that combined aerodynamic features of the XB-15 giant bomber, still...
B-17F Flying Fortress in Flight
BI224983 (k75pc)
B-17F Flying Fortress in Flight
The B-17F, distinguished by its molded plexiglass nose assembly and wide paddle-blade propellers, could...
B-17F Flying Fortress Bombadier's and Navigator's Compartment
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B-17F Flying Fortress Bombadier's and Navigator's Compartment
The heavily armed B-17F, distinguished by its molded plexiglass nose assembly and wide paddle-blade propellers,...
Boeing B-17E Flying Fortress "Lou" in Action
BI225071 (k11038)
Boeing B-17E Flying Fortress "Lou" in Action
The B-17E was the first mass-produced model of the B-17 and literally bristled with armament. It was...
5000th B-17 Flying Fortress on the Cover of Boeing News, June 1944
BI218888 (june1944)
5000th B-17 Flying Fortress on the Cover of Boeing News, June 1944
Boeing workers designed and launched the B-17 Flying Fortress for the U.S. Army in just 12 months. In...
Restored B-17F Flying Fortress on Tarmac
BI219062 (98d05632)
Restored B-17F Flying Fortress on Tarmac
The B-17 and the B-29 established Boeing's reputation as a builder of heavy bombers. Until the Flying...
Restored Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress in Flight
BI219064 (98d05638)
Restored Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress in Flight
In response for the Army's request for a large, multiengine bomber, the B-17 (Model 299) prototype, financed...
Restored B-17F Flying Fortress on Runway
BI219066 (98d05652)
Restored B-17F Flying Fortress on Runway
The heavily armored B-17F was distinguished by its molded plexiglass nose assembly and wide paddle-blade...
Restored  B-17F Flying Fortress on Runway
BI219068 (98d05654)
Restored B-17F Flying Fortress on Runway
The B-17 and the B-29 established Boeing's reputation as a builder of heavy bombers. Until the Flying...
Restored Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress in Flight
BI219070 (98d05657)
Restored Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress in Flight
In response for the Army's request for a large, multiengine bomber, the B-17 (Model 299) prototype, financed...
Restored Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress in Flight
BI219072 (98d05659)
Restored Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress in Flight
The heavily armored B-17F was distinguished by its molded plexiglass nose assembly and wide paddle-blade...
Restored Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress
BI219074 (98d05661)
Restored Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress
The B-17 and the B-29 established Boeing's reputation as a builder of heavy bombers. Until the Flying...
Close Encounter
BI219138 (98g00502)
Close Encounter
The B-17F, "All American," was shot in the tail by a German Messerschmitt Bf 109F while flying over Bizerte,...
Grandfather and Grandson with B-17G Flying Fortress, "Sentimental Journey" and P-51 Mustang
BI219140 (98g00503)
Grandfather and Grandson with B-17G Flying Fortress, "Sentimental Journey" and P-51 Mustang
The last version of the Flying Fortress was the B-17G. Produced in the greatest quantity, it included...
Majesty
BI219142 (98g00504)
Majesty
In February 1938, six Y1B-17s flew 6,000 miles from Miami, FL to Buenos Aires, Argentina in two legs,...
Newsboys of the 8th
BI219144 (98g00505)
Newsboys of the 8th
The heavily armored B-17F was distinguished by its molded plexiglass nose assembly and wide paddle-blade...
45th Combat Wing Arrives at Poltava
BI219146 (98g00506)
45th Combat Wing Arrives at Poltava
After arriving in Poltava, Russia, a Luftwaffe bombing the same night and Soviet bomb clearance the following...
The Last Mission
BI219148 (98g00507)
The Last Mission
The crew of the "Ole" Miss Destry watches a crippled B-17 land at Chelveston, England. The damaged B-17...
Legend, Boeing Test Pilot Les Tower
BI219150 (98g00508)
Legend, Boeing Test Pilot Les Tower
On August 20 ,1935, Boeing test pilot Les Tower flew the Model 299 nonstop from Seattle to Dayton and...
B-17 Flying Fortress Rear Compartment
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B-17 Flying Fortress Rear Compartment
Boeing workers designed and launched the B-17 Flying Fortress for the U.S. Army in just 12 months. In...
B-17F Flying Fortress Pilot's Compartment
BI219504 (hs21c)
B-17F Flying Fortress Pilot's Compartment
In response for the Army's request for a large, multiengine bomber, the B-17 (Model 299) prototype, financed...
B-17F Flying Fortress Bomb Bay
BI219506 (hs22c)
B-17F Flying Fortress Bomb Bay
The heavily armored B-17F was distinguished by its molded plexiglass nose assembly and wide paddle-blade...
B-17F Flying Fortress Radio Compartment
BI219508 (hs23c)
B-17F Flying Fortress Radio Compartment
The B-17 and the B-29 established Boeing's reputation as a builder of heavy bombers. Until the Flying...
B-17F Flying Fortress Rear Compartment
BI219510 (hs24c)
B-17F Flying Fortress Rear Compartment
Boeing workers designed and launched the B-17 Flying Fortress for the U.S. Army in just 12 months. In...
B-17F Flying Fortress Forward Section Armament
BI219512 (hs36c)
B-17F Flying Fortress Forward Section Armament
The B-17 and the B-29 established Boeing's reputation as a builder of heavy bombers. Until the Flying...
B-17 Flying Fortress Restoration at Renton
BI219572 (b-17restore)
B-17 Flying Fortress Restoration at Renton
B-17 Restoration at the Renton Assembly Facility in the late 1990s.
QB-17 Flying Fortress Target Drone Hit in Bomarc Test
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QB-17 Flying Fortress Target Drone Hit in Bomarc Test
The supersonic Bomarc missiles (IM-99A and IM-99B) were the world's first long-range anti-aircraft missiles,...
B-17E Flying Fortress Cockpit
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B-17E Flying Fortress Cockpit
The Boeing B-17E of 1941. The B-17E was the first "offensive" model of the Flying Fortress family. It...
B-17E Flying Fortress Pilot's Cab
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B-17E Flying Fortress Pilot's Cab
The Boeing B-17E of 1941. The B-17E was the first "offensive" model of the Flying Fortress family. It...
Washing a B-17E Flying Fortress
BI220292 (19776b)
Washing a B-17E Flying Fortress
The Boeing B-17E of 1941. The B-17E was the first "offensive" model of the Flying Fortress family. It...
B-17E Flying Fortress Inboard Wing Jig
BI220509 (16451b)
B-17E Flying Fortress Inboard Wing Jig
The B-17E, the first mass-produced model Flying Fortress, carried nine machine guns and a 4,000-pound...
B-17 Flying Fortress Left Inboard Wing Frame in Jig
BI220511 (17875b)
B-17 Flying Fortress Left Inboard Wing Frame in Jig
The B-17E, the first mass-produced model Flying Fortress, carried nine machine guns and a 4,000-pound...
B-17 Flying Fortress Part Assembly, Chehalis WA
BI220747 (p4002)
B-17 Flying Fortress Part Assembly, Chehalis WA
In May 1943 Boeing started branch plants throughout the Puget Sound area to cope with production. They...
Bombadier in Position in B-17E Flying Fortress
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Bombadier in Position in B-17E Flying Fortress
The B-17E, the first mass-produced model Flying Fortress, carried nine machine guns and a 4,000-pound...
Boeing Plant II's Last B-17 Flying Fortress with B-29 Superfortress
BI221267 (k445)
Boeing Plant II's Last B-17 Flying Fortress with B-29 Superfortress
On April 9, 1945, the last B-17 Flying Fortress built for World War II rolled off the assembly line at...
Boeing Test Pilot Eddie Allen in a B-17 Flying Fortress
BI221337 (p2964)
Boeing Test Pilot Eddie Allen in a B-17 Flying Fortress
Edmund T. "Eddie" Allen, a pioneer of modern flight test and arguably the greatest test pilot ever, flew...
B-17E Flying Fortress Air to Air
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B-17E Flying Fortress Air to Air
As the storm of World War II shook the world, Boeing-designed B-17 bombers darkened European skies, dropping...
Three B-17E Flying Fortresses Fly in Formation
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Three B-17E Flying Fortresses Fly in Formation
The Boeing B-17E of 1941. The B-17E was the first "offensive" model of the Flying Fortress family. It...
B-17E in Flight, Mt. Rainier in the Background
BI215368 (k54)
B-17E in Flight, Mt. Rainier in the Background
As the storm of World War II shook the world, Boeing-designed B-17 bombers darkened European skies, dropping...
B-17E Flying Fortress Flies Past Mt. Rainier, Air to Air
BI215516 (k46a)
B-17E Flying Fortress Flies Past Mt. Rainier, Air to Air
The Boeing B-17E of 1941. The B-17E was the first "offensive" model of the Flying Fortress family. It...
B-17G Flying Fortresses on the Flight Line at Boeing Field
BI216092 (k35)
B-17G Flying Fortresses on the Flight Line at Boeing Field
In 1934, Boeing was the first company to respond to a U.S. Army request for a large, multi-engine bomber....
B-17E Flying Fortress Air to Air
BI216094 (k47a)
B-17E Flying Fortress Air to Air
The Boeing B-17E of 1941. The B-17E was the first "offensive" model of the Flying Fortress family. It...
B-17E Flying Fortress in Flight
BI216096 (k48)
B-17E Flying Fortress in Flight
The Boeing B-17E of 1941. The B-17E was the first "offensive" model of the Flying Fortress family. It...
B-17E Flying Fortress Air to Air
BI216098 (k53)
B-17E Flying Fortress Air to Air
The Boeing B-17E of 1941. The B-17E was the first "offensive" model of the Flying Fortress family. It...
Two B-17F Flying Fortresss Fly Past Mount Rainier
BI216140 (k36)
Two B-17F Flying Fortresss Fly Past Mount Rainier
As the storm of World War II shook the world, Boeing-designed B-17 bombers darkened European skies, dropping...
B-17F Flying Fortress Air to Air
BI216146 (k49)
B-17F Flying Fortress Air to Air
As the storm of World War II shook the world, Boeing-designed B-17 bombers darkened European skies, dropping...
Six B-17 Flying Fortresses Flying in Formation
BI216152 (k60)
Six B-17 Flying Fortresses Flying in Formation
As the storm of World War II shook the world, Boeing-designed B-17 bombers darkened European skies, dropping...
B-17E Flying Fortress Tail Gun
BI217134 (18296b)
B-17E Flying Fortress Tail Gun
The B-17E was the first mass-produced B-17 model and literally bristled with armament. It was several...
Tail Gunner's Position Looking Forward on a B-17E Flying Fortress
BI217136 (19785b)
Tail Gunner's Position Looking Forward on a B-17E Flying Fortress
The B-17 and the B-29 established Boeing's reputation as a builder of heavy bombers. Until the Flying...
B-17E Flying Fortress Cockpit
BI217138 (1a-851)
B-17E Flying Fortress Cockpit
In response for the Army's request for a large, multiengine bomber, the B-17 (Model 299) prototype, financed...
B-17E Flying Fortress Bombardier's Position
BI217148 (21233b)
B-17E Flying Fortress Bombardier's Position
The B-17E was the first mass-produced B-17 model and literally bristled with armament. It was several...
B-17E Flying Fortress Radio Compartment Looking Aft
BI217150 (21235b)
B-17E Flying Fortress Radio Compartment Looking Aft
The B-17E, the first mass-produced model Flying Fortress, carried nine machine guns and a 4,000-pound...
B-17G Flying Fortress Nacelles with Anti-Glare Paint
BI217156 (46589b-1)
B-17G Flying Fortress Nacelles with Anti-Glare Paint
The last version of the Flying Fortress was the B-17G. Produced in the greatest quantity, it included...
B-17G Flying Fortress Chin Turret and Cheek Guns
BI217160 (48385b-1)
B-17G Flying Fortress Chin Turret and Cheek Guns
The B-17 and the B-29 established Boeing's reputation as a builder of heavy bombers. Until the Flying...
B-17F Flying Fortress in Assembly
BI217200 (c-9492)
B-17F Flying Fortress in Assembly
The B-17 and the B-29 established Boeing's reputation as a builder of heavy bombers. Until the Flying...
B-17F Flying Fortress in Flight
BI217206 (c13930-1)
B-17F Flying Fortress in Flight
In response for the Army's request for a large, multiengine bomber, the B-17 (Model 299) prototype, financed...
B-17F Flying Fortress Banking in Flight
BI217208 (c13930)
B-17F Flying Fortress Banking in Flight
The heavily armored B-17F was distinguished by its molded plexiglass nose assembly and wide paddle-blade...
B-17 Flying Fortress Dorsal Fin Assembly
BI217210 (c14826)
B-17 Flying Fortress Dorsal Fin Assembly
In response for the Army's request for a large, multiengine bomber, the B-17 (Model 299) prototype, financed...
B-17F Flying Fortress in Flight over Cityscape
BI217218 (c6611)
B-17F Flying Fortress in Flight over Cityscape
The B-17 and the B-29 established Boeing's reputation as a builder of heavy bombers. Until the Flying...
B-17C Flying Fortress Parked on Tarmac
BI217242 (faa1032)
B-17C Flying Fortress Parked on Tarmac
In response for the Army's request for a large, multiengine bomber, the B-17 (Model 299) prototype, financed...
B-17F Flying Fortress Fuel System
BI217248 (hs25c)
B-17F Flying Fortress Fuel System
The heavily armored B-17F was distinguished by its molded plexiglass nose assembly and wide paddle-blade...
B-17E Flying Fortress Flight Line
BI217320 (p1132)
B-17E Flying Fortress Flight Line
In response for the Army's request for a large, multiengine bomber, the B-17 (Model 299) prototype, financed...
B-17E Flying Fortress Nose
BI217322 (p1612)
B-17E Flying Fortress Nose
The B-17E was the first mass-produced B-17 model and literally bristled with armament. It was several...
B-17F Flying Fortress in Flight
BI217324 (p2508)
B-17F Flying Fortress in Flight
The heavily armored B-17F was distinguished by its molded plexiglass nose assembly and wide paddle-blade...
Two Gun Turret on a B-17E Flying Fortress
BI217326 (p2731)
Two Gun Turret on a B-17E Flying Fortress
The B-17 and the B-29 established Boeing's reputation as a builder of heavy bombers. Until the Flying...
Rabaul Night
BI217686 (hs4953c)
Rabaul Night
The B-17 was used by the 43rd Bombardment Group as a night skip bomber in the South Pacific during WWII....
Last Mission over Kiska
BI217688 (hs4954c)
Last Mission over Kiska
February 13, 1943 marked the last day B-17s were used in the Alaska theater in combat. Afterwards, the...
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