Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Manual

Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Manual : An Insight into Owning, Restoring, Servicing and Flying America's Legendary World War II Bomber

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Spearhead of the US 8th Air Force's daylight bomber offensive over Germany and north-west Europe in the Second World War, the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress has become one of the most famous and best-known bomber aircraft of all time. The B-17 is the latest classic aircraft to receive the Haynes Manual treatment, with French-owned and operated B-17G Pink Lady and the Imperial War Museum's B-17G Mary Alice providing this manual's centrepieces. Author Graeme Douglas gives a full insight into owning, servicing and flying the USAAF's formidable Second World War bomber.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 210 x 274 x 14mm | 821g
  • J H Haynes & Co Ltd
  • Somerset, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations (chiefly col.)
  • 1844259323
  • 9781844259328
  • 134,714

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In series with the successful Haynes Spitfire and Lancaster Manuals. An insight into owning, servicing and flying the USAAF's best-known bomber aircraft of the Second World War. Authoritative text focused on the practical and technical aspects of the aircraft. Fully illustrated in colour and black and white. Big enthusiast following for the B-17 in the UK and USA.

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About Graeme Douglas

Graeme Douglas has almost 30 years of experience working on the B-17. He spent 15 years as a part-time volunteer restoring B-17 Mary Alice at Duxford, and later as ground crew on the privately-owned B-17 Sally B.

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