Boeing  B-17 "Flying Fortress"

B-17G

B-17G

B-17C

Data B-17G

Type

 Heavy bomber

Armament

 13 x 05in 12,7mm M2 Browning MG
7983kg bomb load

Engine

4 x Wright R-1820-97 "Cyclone"  9cyl radial engine 1200hp each

Weight

Empty 14855/16200kg - Max take-off 29700kg

Crew

10

Speed

462km/h

Year of construction

June 1939 - April 1945

Quantity

B-17F - 3405
B-17G - 8680

User

USA och England/USA and UK

Manufacturer

Boeing Aircraft Corporation, Vega Aircraft Corporation and Douglas Aircraft Corporation