Aviation Photo #0791271 Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (299Z) - Untitled

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Close up of the engines. After restore-period of 14 years this B-17 has made its first flight on December 8, 2004. On this photo it is still being restored at the Flying Tigers Warbird Museum. This B-17 is famous for being equiped with a fifth engine in the nose. It was a flying testbed for Pratt&Whitney with a T-34 Turboprop engine in the nose. It is flying as 'Liberty Belle' nowadays. *** CRASHED 13 JUNE 2011: Crashed in Oswego, Illinois after taking off from Aurora. Aircraft had an engine fire.
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    Orlando - Kissimmee Gateway (Municipal)
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    October 30, 2003
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