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Sunrise behind a B17 airplane tail at Grayson County Airport (formerly Perrin Airforce Base) in Sherman, Texas, USA
Canon Rebel T3i 600D
Corel Paintshop Pro x4

The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is a four-engine heavy bomber aircraft developed in the 1930s for the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC). Competing against Douglas and Martin for a contract to build 200 bombers, the Boeing entry outperformed both competitors and more than met the Air Corps’ expectations. Although Boeing lost the contract because the prototype crashed, the Air Corps was so impressed with Boeing’s design that they ordered 13 more B-17s for further evaluation. From its introduction in 1938, the B-17 Flying Fortress evolved through numerous design advances.

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  • aprilann
    aprilannover 1 year ago

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 1 year ago

    beautiful colours

  • Thanks.

    – aprilann

  • trueblvr
    trueblvrabout 1 year ago

    beautiful beginning for a morning on base

  • Thanks so much.

    – aprilann

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