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Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
Shoo Shoo Shoo Baby
The B-17 Flying Fortress is perhaps the most well-known WWII bomber. The Shoo Shoo Shoo Baby (a G-model) is explored here in words and vivid pictures.

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History
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Learn the history of the only remaining B-17G to see combat. In addition to it's bombing role, the "Shoo Shoo Shoo Baby" has had many different incarnations as an airliner, aerial mapper and transporter.
Specifications
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This section offers a chart containing the technical specifications of the B-17G—including top speed, range, engine type and power, weight, range, armament, serial number and even the original cost!
The Rugged Fortress
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B-17 pilot Robert W. Browne tells of his love for the plane that unfailingly brought him home safely. His story is a great testament to the "Mighty Fortress."
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FROM THE WINTER 2001 WW II BOMBERS SPECIAL ISSUE

Unless otherwise noted, photos in this section were taken by Bert Kinzey. Another example of his work can be found in Flight Journal.com's P-51 Mustang Aircraft Profile.

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