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B17 Bomber

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B17 Bomber

Fancy a flight in a B17 bomber?  This weekend you can have a flight in Osceola but it will cost you $470 per person.
Although there were 12,700 built only 14 are still flying.
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Re: B17 Bomber

An interesting link for anyone interested.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B-17_Flying_Fortress
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Re: B17 Bomber

Only 14 still flying - that's not bad for a heavy bomber - about 60 to 70 years old .
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Re: B17 Bomber

Still not many though considering how many there once were. Amazing aircraft though, the ball turrets always fascinated me for some reason!
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Re: B17 Bomber

The B17 was operating out of here today.  An interesting visit I guess:
http://www.kissimmeeairmuseum.com/
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Re: B17 Bomber

Fascinated to see that Artmo's link included an Aerocar in its line-up.
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