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Classic Wings Magazine WWII Naval Aviation Research Pacific Warbird Digest
Final Cut-The Post War B-17 Flying Fortress and Survivors - 5th Edition


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:45 pm 
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Or boat house. :lol:

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Pilot: "Flap switch works hard in down position."
Mechanic: "Flap switch checked OK. Pilot needs more P.T." - Flight report, B-17G 42-102875


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"Jimmy, HOW MANY TIMES have I told you NOT to run your engines in the house, especially while Mom's trying to watch Her Stories???!!!" :lol:


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You guys have it all wrong. It was an attempt to disguise the PBM as a building from aerial reconnaissance.


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I'd guess (1) some type of shelter from the elements or (2) doing classified work on the engines....early jet experiments??


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Man, what I wouldn't give to see that poor Boeing all fixed up and mated to some wings...seems like with all of the effort going into recreating some B-17s from scratch right now, it would be a good time to partner with those folks for some wings and a tail...
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Not nearly as impressive as the House on the Mariner, Coulson Flying Tankers use these for the Mars.
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