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No. 8501. Boeing 299P MB-17G Flying Fortress (43-39119 c/n 10097) US Army Air Forces
Photograph from USAF, from Leo Kohn via Dan Shumaker

Boeing 299P MB-17G Flying Fortress

01/31/2009. Produced as a B-17G-105-BO this aircraft was used in tests of the Republic JB-2 Loon, a reverse-engineered model of the German V-1 Buzz Bomb. Redesignated MB-17G it carried one on a special rack installed below each wing.

Created January 31, 2009