Sponsored Links:
Commercial Flight SchoolCharter FlightsModel AirplanesAirport ParkingCheap Flights,   Discount Digital Cameras

Picture of the Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (299P) aircraft

[ Medium Large Fit Screen ]

  
 
  17 of 19  
 
   
 
  17 of 19  
 

Rate and comment on this photo by clicking on the star rating below:

                                                   

Aircraft Taken at
More: USA - Air Force
More: Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (299P)
More: Atwater (Merced) - Castle (AFB) (MER / KMER)
More: USA - California, August 20, 2007
Remark Photographer
43-38635 (cn 9613) The B-17 at Castle Air Museum is painted as an aircraft of the 94th Bomb. Group which was commanded by Colonel Frederick Walker Castle from June of 1943 to April 1944 when he was promoted to Brigadier General and given command of the 4th Combat Wing. General Castle lost his life in the skies over France on December 24, 1944 General Castle was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions that day which saved the lives of his crew. It is for him that Merced Army Air Field was renamed Castle Air Force Base.
More: Matt Bearup
Contact Matt Bearup
Learn how to link to this photoLink to me!

[ Medium Large Fit Screen ]

 
Distinct views: 61,455
Photo added: September 9, 2007
Average views per day: 24

Other great photos:
More shots like these...
Visitor comments (1)   [Hide]Post your own comments by rating the photo above!
A visitor from Spain posted Tue September 11, 2007:
Great collection, you can see the differences between the B29 and the B50, I miss the Marauder, but what a dream for aviation lovers is this place!

User photo albums containing this photo   [Hide]Create your own photo album!
Real Painter's Aircrafts by member realpainter
just military aircrafts and daily updated
A.net First-Class Pics by member ArturVix
Top notch shots !
THE BEST'S . Nothing Else!!! Only The Best's And Only On Airliners.net by member caliskan543
Some of the most attractive shots for you... Enjoy... (Live - To be updated)
The Best By Tino92 by member tino92
Wonderful photos
Shots That Catch My Eye... by member san747
...or are just interesting in general
My Favorite Pictures//En Cok Sevdigim Resimler//Meine Lieblingsbilder by member LufthansaPilot
Only the best for you guys!
The Worlds Greatest Aircraft by member mencole
Pure quality
Best Aerial by member FYODOR
All at the name - best pictures at A.net made from the planes, helicopters, baloons and as an exception - mountains and hills..
Top 500s And My Favs by member karabaa340
Great images
Crimson's Choice by member CrimsonNL
Anything I like
Thaman's Pics by member thaman
whatever 'takes my fancy'
BEST OF MILITARY PLANES II by member gsspotter
BEST OF MILITARY PLANES II
Airliners.net Best Of by member w800
Take a look @ the most amazing av photos..
Dream Birds by member cocom3power
For Basti and Alexandra, with all my love
Fbj46pix by member Flyboyjim46
Ex USAF Tanker Pilot military & civilian pix
Chanticleer by member nwarooster
N368NB & N763NC MSP MAY 10, 2005
Dan's Choice Awards by member machwebuk
A selection of my favorite photo's
All-Time Hot Shots by member September11
ranked #1, #2, #3, & #4
I530j's Top Of Day Photos by member i530j
Updated Live, all the top of the day photos. 2000+ photos!
Akira's Collection - Old Prop Aircrafts by member AkiraUekawa
The era when aircrafts developed and shined the most.
Jonny's Favorites by member Jonny
Photos that I like
Stunning Airport Views by member carledwards
The best photos of airports, usually through the aircraft window
Virtual Visits by member 4815162342
Preserved aircraft and aviation museums around the world
JPs Faves by member ArmyRules
My favorite eye catching photos
Eyecatching Images by member DavidI
As the title says
My Favourite WWII by member rasheed
Best photos of WWII aircrafts
View more albums and create your own