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Nearly 70 years after airman Merrel L. Duncan from Dundee, Minnesota survived 30 hazardous missions over WWII Europe in a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, his son Michael is commemorating his father’s war record in a […]
The Champaign Aviation Museum of Grimes Field in Urbana, Ohio’s restoration to flying condition of a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress they’ve christened “Champaign Lady” has been an ongoing restoration project that began in 2005 when […]
We got this email in our inbox the other day, purporting to tell the story of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, “All American.” The story, accompanied with some incredible pictures, told of the plane, mortally […]
NOTE:The latest news on the dissolution of the MAM collection, including the destination of the Focke Wulf Fw 190 and the B-17 “Chuckie” are added at the bottom of this article. As we recently reported, […]
Record crowds attended the the Imperial War Museums’ 2013 Spring Air Show at RAF Duxford in the UK last week. Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the arrival of American forces during the Second World War.
In Viterbo, Italy a long-standing mystery has been solved. A wrecked B-17 bomber that disintegrated upon striking the surface of Lake Bolsena during WWII has been identified after much sleuthing on the part of investigators. […]
The National Museum of the United States Air Force reports one of history’s most famous aircraft will celebrate two anniversaries this weekend.
One of the most talked about artifacts of American aviation history, the Boeing B-17E Flying Fortress #41-2446 “Swamp Ghost”, arrived at the Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor recently. The plane, force landed in 1942 in […]