Fortress III (B-17G)
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and is no longer available.List price: $42.99You pay: $33.19(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Manufacturer: Airfix ModelsStock Number: AIR 8018Scale: 1/72View all products of type "B-17 Fortress"
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In RAF service, the definitive Boeing B-17G was known as the Fortress III, with 85 aircraft being supplied to the British. Operating mainly in the bomber support role, these aircraft would conduct anti-radar and clandestine operations, designed to confuse and frustrate German nightfighters, allowing more Allied bombers to return unscathed from their latest raid.
- "Take it Easy", No.214 (Federated Malay States) Sqdn, No. 100 (Bomber Support) Group, RAF Sculthorpe & RAF Oulton, Norfolk, England, 1944
- No.223 Sqdn, No.100 (Bomber Support) Group, RAF Sculthorpe and RAF Oulton, Oulton, Norfolk, England, 1944