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Any place you can tour the inside of a WW II B-17 ?


Any place you can tour the inside of a WW II B-17 ?

Old 04-10-2021, 04:31 AM
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Cape May airport has airshows and I've seen several WW2 bombers there, I was inside a B17. Dover Delaware has an Air Transport museum and they have a C47 and a glider. lots of other really cool aircraft too. I was lucky enough to fly in Executive Sweet B25 over Sedona in 2013. If you want a truly chilling experience go the the Air and Space Udvar- Hazy museum in DC, they have the Enola Gay.
Old 04-11-2021, 08:36 AM
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Many years ago I toured a B17 and a B24 in Hartford CT. They were owned by the Commemorative Air Force, called the Confederate Air Force at the time.
I was with my father who was a Crew Chief on B24's during WWII.
That day I grew a whole new appreciation for the servicemen who maintained and flew those airplanes.
As others have said, I couldn't believe how small they are inside.
I attached a picture of my dad, unfortunately we have no idea where it was taken.

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Old 04-13-2021, 11:52 AM
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I toured one a guy was restoring in his garage:

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