Aircraft Photo of 23474 / 44-83559 | Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress | USA - Air Force | #447165
Registration / Serial:"23474"
Alternate Serial:44-83559
Military Code:D/B/EP-B
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress (299)
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Aircraft Version:Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
C/n (msn):32200
Operator Titles:USA - Air Force
Aircraft Name:King Bee
City / Airport:Omaha - Offutt AFBMap
Region / Country:Nebraska, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KOFF   IATA: OFF   Local: OFF   Other: -
Collection:Strategic Air Command Museum
Photo Date:16 September 1983
Photo by:Glenn Chatfield
Photo ID: 447165
Photo Comment

3 Apr 1945: TOS USAAF as B-17G. Many non-bombing units operated this plane. Mar-Jun 1950: Converted to DB-17G, and later DB-17P, and operated with drone squadrons. May 1958: SOC at Patrick AFB, issued as a museum piece. May 1959: Strategic Air Command Museum, Offutt AFB, NE. 1997: Moved to new museum location in Ashland, NE. May 1999: Modified back to B-17G configuration.

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