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

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More: USA - Texas, March 31, 2004
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NL93012 / 231909/OR-R/A (cn 32216) "Nine-O-Nine," a Douglas-built B-17G painted as USAAF 231909/OR-R/A is making a gracefully fly-by before landing at Austin. This beautifully restored B-17 is owned by the Collings Foundation. She has stopped over Austin for three days making her way toward the "Wings of Freedom Tour 2004" with Consolidated B-24J Liberator (NX224J). Dedicate this shot to Mr. Toshiharu Sato in Japan who loves this magnificent bird.
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A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun July 10, 2011:
This is one of my favorite Aircrafts, too bad i've never seen one live. Great shot !

A visitor from - posted Thu May 12, 2011:
Beautiful photo Jean! Glad to see it at AUS!

A visitor from - posted Sun March 20, 2011:
Splendid! The photo and the plane!

A visitor from Netherlands posted Wed January 26, 2011:
When I was at Embry-Riddle, Daytona Beach somewhere back in 1995/96, I made also some pictures of this beautiful machine. Glad it still flies...

A visitor from United States posted Wed January 26, 2011:
Outstanding photo....well done!!

A visitor from United States posted Wed January 26, 2011:
Great shot of a great historic plane. Beautifully restored.

A visitor from Sweden posted Wed January 26, 2011:
Indeed a beautiful plane. Manages to be both elegant and menacing in appearance.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Wed January 26, 2011:
Nice picture and nice aircraft wish ta see one for years

A visitor from United States posted Fri December 10, 2010:
I have a ticket to ride this beauty in 2011.

A visitor from United States posted Thu May 27, 2010:
The B-17 was the world's first supermodel. It's a beautiful shot of maybe the most beautiful airplane ever. Not bad for a bird that will be 75 in July 2010...

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