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Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress (WarbirdTech Series)
     

Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress (WarbirdTech Series)

by Frederick A Johnsen
 

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Its full potential still not explored, the model 299 crashed at Wright Field on 30 October 1935 on takeoff, with the control locks inadvertently engaged. Much as the crash of the new XP-38 Lightning several years later did not kill that promising program, so did the Flying Fortress outlive the demise of the prototype.

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Its full potential still not explored, the model 299 crashed at Wright Field on 30 October 1935 on takeoff, with the control locks inadvertently engaged. Much as the crash of the new XP-38 Lightning several years later did not kill that promising program, so did the Flying Fortress outlive the demise of the prototype.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580070522
Publisher:
Specialty Press
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Series:
WarbirdTech Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.25(d)

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