Mike Kellner, with much assistance from Chris Gibson, has just completed the arduous task of installing the top turret shroud on the Desert Rat. The tolerances required were exacting. In combat, the flight engineer manned this position. ItsYourAirplane.com, the corporate sponsor of this restoration, sells an amazing account of one such individual.
The restoration of B-17E 41-2595 is underway in Marengo, Illinois.