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15 Things You Never Knew About The Flying Fortress

Operation Chastise when in 1943 the RAF's 617 Squadron attacked the Möhne, Eder and Sorpe dams in Germany with Barnes Wallis's "bouncing bomb" dropped from Lancaster III bombers.

Operation Chastise when in 1943 the RAF's 617 Squadron attacked the Möhne, Eder and Sorpe dams in Germany with Barnes Wallis's "bouncing bomb" dropped from Lancaster III bombers.

B-17 Flying Fortress 41-2446 - Swamp Ghost

B-17 Flying Fortress 41-2446 - Swamp Ghost

The second production B-17F-1 was converted into the first  YB-40  Prototype. The  development of the Lockheed – Vega built XB-YB-40 ,was the Army Air Forces attempt to bring additional defensive firepower to the bomber formations flying against the German Luftwaffe fighters.The X in XB   was used  for” EXPERIMENTAL” and the  Y  in YB  signified ” SERVICE TEST “.They were rushed into combat in May, 1943 with the  92ndBG at ALCONBURY.

The second production B-17F-1 was converted into the first YB-40 Prototype. The development of the Lockheed – Vega built XB-YB-40 ,was the Army Air Forces attempt to bring additional defensive firepower to the bomber formations flying against the German Luftwaffe fighters.The X in XB was used for” EXPERIMENTAL” and the Y in YB signified ” SERVICE TEST “.They were rushed into combat in May, 1943 with the 92ndBG at ALCONBURY.

Rolls Royce Merlin static engine run - Amazing sound, it gives me chills...

Rolls Royce Merlin static engine run - Amazing sound, it gives me chills...

Bailing from a burning Spitfire; ww2 Spitfire pilot interview Dave Hastie 1

Bailing from a burning Spitfire; ww2 Spitfire pilot interview Dave Hastie 1

N60.  Hurricanes - July 1940 by Barry Price. <b><p>Open edition print. <p> Image size 16 inches x 12 inches (41cm x 31cm)

N60. Hurricanes - July 1940 by Barry Price. <b><p>Open edition print. <p> Image size 16 inches x 12 inches (41cm x 31cm)

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