Boeing B17 bomber, the type lown by Nancy's dad in WW II He was shot down in a bombing raid on Berlin, survived being a POW and went on to become a Strategic Air Command B-52 Command Pilot before retiring.
Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (K.297976.D) "A Bit ò Lace" - 117th Bomb Squadron, 447th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force, basato a Rattlesden. Una delle fortezze volanti col maggior numero di missioni della guerra.
B-24 Assembly Ships - as only the lead ships did navigation, the assembly ship's job was to be as visible as possible, so the other 24s could find it at take-off. They would then follow the lead ship to the target. The assembly ship was usually a plane deemed not combat-worthy and used only as a visual aid.. CLICK the PICTURE or check out my BLOG for more: http://automobilevehiclequotes.tumblr.com/#1506240748
1935-45 Heinkel HE-111, Luftwaffe, Spain, Medium bomber/transport. Engine: 2 x BMW VI liquid-cooled inverted V-12 (660 HP) ea. Armament: 7 x 7.92 mm MG-15 or MG-81, 1 X 20mm MG FF cannon, 1 x 13mm MG-131 machine gun, 2,000 kg (4,400 lb) bombs. Max Speed: 440 km/h (273 mph)