Friday, May 30, 2008

B-17 Flying Fortress

I was asked to go cover the arrival of a WWII era B-17 Flying Fortress bomber. They were making a few flights and I was excited to find out that I would be on one of them. I used to be sort of a WWII history junkie, mostly the Pacific Theater with Pearl Harbor and the Battle at Midway. This plane was mostly used in Germany and some in Italy. Out of the 12,731 planes manufactured, there are maybe 16 still around and only 6 still flying. Here is a view of Ogden from the front gun turret. -BN


Janene said...

what the...? you are such the lucky duck!! nice pictures too.

Brandon Miles said...

my grandpa used to work on these as an electrician... great pictures i like your work.