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B-17 Boeing Bee, Museum of Flight, Seattle, WA
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The Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" is a World War II bomber that was used primarily in Europe. B-17s from the Eighth Air Force participated in countless missions from bases in England. These missions often lasted for more than eight hours and struck at targets deep within enemy territory. Boeing’s B-17 Bee is a model B-17F and is usually partially covered to protect the interior from the rain. Today the cover was off and we see it in all its glory. It is airworthy but does not tour. A Boeing B-47 Stratojet accompanies the B-17 on the lawn in front of the Museum of Flight.
Copyright: Bill edwards
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Chargée: 26/05/2013
Mis à jour: 02/07/2014
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Tags: seattle; museum of flight; boeing field; boeing; boeing bee; washington; airplane; aircraft; vintage aircraft; warbirds; b-17; flying fortress; bomber; flying
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