Walkaround #1035

B-17F

These photos were taken by John Doerr.  

Rumor has it that this a B-17G cosmetically altered to be identical to an F.  We were not allowed in, but I have three shots through the forward hatch, which may or may not be accurate for the F.

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Right side of Navigator's station through forward hatch Right side of aircraft, through forward hatch right side of cockpit , through both exterior and interior hatches Port inner engine.

 

Starboard inner engine exhuast pipe Air scoops and deicer boot between inner and outer engines, starboard side Exhaust pipe starboard outer nacelle Turbo exhaust, identical for all four engines

 

Air scoops, and landing light port leading edge of wing waist positions.  Note wind deflectors ahead of hatches waist positions.  Note wind deflectors ahead of hatches waist positions.  Note wind deflectors ahead of hatches

 

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Photos and text by John Doerr