Tuesday, June 14, 2011

B-17 'Liberty Belle" lost

 Sad news to share, The B-17 Liberty Belle Crashed yesterday outside Chicago Ill. This is a huge loss as there are only a handful of airworthy B-17's left. This is sad news for me especially as last summer I was able to take a flight on this Aircraft. 





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3 comments:

  1. Always a big loss when the old warbirds pass on.

    The engine noise in your video is surprisingly quiet. I remember seeing a Lancaster at a Biggin Hill airshow a few years ago and it was very noisy, would have thought the B17 would be the same especially from inside.

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  2. The video may be misleading, it is very noisy, you have to shout to be heard over the engines.

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