Building the B-17 Flying Fortress Book

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Building the B-17 Flying Fortress reveals the full manufacturing details of the plane that was arguably America’s greatest multi-engine combat aircraft in WWII.

Building the B-17 Flying Fortress reveals the full manufacturing details of the plane that was arguably America’s greatest multi-engine combat aircraft in WWII. Contents include building the Flying Fortress from wingtip to wingtip and from the bombardier’s Perspex nose to the tail gunner’s twin Browning machine guns. This Book also follows the comprehensive trail of design changes as well as the mechanical evolution of the Boeing Model 299 from the XB-17 through the final and most definitive variant produced: the B-17G. Includes hundreds of factory-original close-up photographs and illustrations accompanied by reproductions of original Boeing drawings. Includes B&W and full-color images. Softbound, approx. 240 pages.
Building the B-17 Flying Fortress reveals the full manufacturing details of the plane that was arguably America’s greatest multi-engine combat aircraft in WWII. Contents include building the Flying Fortress from wingtip to wingtip and from the bombardier’s Perspex nose to the tail gunner’s twin Browning machine guns. This Book also follows the comprehensive trail of design changes as well as the mechanical evolution of the Boeing Model 299 from the XB-17 through the final and most definitive variant produced: the B-17G. Includes hundreds of factory-original close-up photographs and illustrations accompanied by reproductions of original Boeing drawings. Includes B&W and full-color images. Softbound, approx. 240 pages.

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