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This particular B-17 is probably my favorite... I really like the bare metal finish. Too bad they put an OD rudder on it...

 

Here's some color shots of this ship.

 

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Fade to Black...


Steve O. Reno

(formerly BlackWolf3945 here on USMF)

Sometimes you're the windshield, sometimes you're the bug...

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Seeking Curtiss-Wright aircraft photos, especially the P-40, P-36, & O-52...

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Those are amazing color photos of the prototype "E" model. Note that there are no guns installed. Yep, that natural metal finish with the old style star markings make for a really pretty picture. If memory serves me correctly, there were only about 500 B-17E's built out of over 12,000 total B-17 production run. She was the first truly combat ready Flying Fort. thumbsup.gif


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