Building The B-17 Flying Fortress Book
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Warbird Bunker Trading Company

Building The B-17 Flying Fortress Book

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  • This book features photos and manufacturing details of America's greatest multi-engine World War II combat aircraft and tells the compelling story of how more than 12,000 B-17s were built.
  • Notes on Flying Fortress Designations 
  • Notes on Nomenclature of US Military Organizations 
  • Boeing Aircraft Company or Boeing Airplane Company? 
  • Acknowledgments 
  • About the Author 
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Setting the Stage for the Flying Fortress 
  • Chapter 2: Boeing of Seattle 
  • Chapter 3: Enter the Boeing Model 299
  • Chapter 4: The Life and Times of the B-17B 
  • Chapter 5: The B-17C and B-17D: The Transitional Variants
  • Chapter 6: The B-17E Brings Changes in Philosophy and Method 
  • Chapter 7: The B-17F and Scaling Up for Production 
  • Chapter 8: The B-17G: The Ultimate Flying Fortress
  • Appendix I: Diagrams and Cutaway Drawings
  • Appendix II: All Flying Fortresses by Variant and Block