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Reference Details for B-17 Flying Fortress

Book Cover
TitleB-17 Flying Fortress
AuthorsScutts
PublisherPatrick Stephens Ltd.
Year1982
Types CoveredB-17 (PB) Flying Fortress
Cockpit DetailsY1B-17 ventral gun position (p. 8); B-17C waist gun position (p. 10); B-17E cheek gun position (p. 37); B-17F bombardier's compartment (p. 79), pilot's compartment (p. 79), radio compartment (p. 79); Fortress III [B-17G] (p. 59)
Wheel Well Details
Other DetailsB-17F bomb bay (p. 80, 86), communications equipment (p. 101, 102), landing gear (p. 89); B-17F & B-17G dorsal & ball turrets (p. 82, 83, 85); B-17G bomb bay doors (p. 86, 97), "Cheyenne" tail turret (p. 55), engine (p. 64), flap interior (p. 88), landing gear (p. 90), supercharger wastegate (p. 77), waist gun position (p. 84, 105); YB-40 [B-40] tail turret (p. 107)
Cutaway DrawingsB-17F (p. 79-81); XB-40 [B-40] (p. 31)
Multiview Drawings
Generic Camouflage Patterns
Generic Markings Patterns
Specific Markings ProfilesB-17F (p. 107), B-17G (p. 110, 113), Fortress III [B-17G] (p. 114), PB-1W (p. 98)
NotesIncludes a list of B-17 production blocks & serial numbers (p. 91, 92)

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