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ONE OF THE FAMED FLYING FORTRESS AIRPLANES OF WORLD WAR TWO IS TAKING FLIGHT OVER SIOUX CITY THIS WEEKEND.

A B-17 BOMBER IS ON DISPLAY AND AVAILABLE FOR FLIGHTS AT THE MID AMERICA MUSEUM OF AVIATION AND TRANSPORTATION.

PILOT GEORGE DAUBNER SAYS THERE ARE VERY FEW FUNCTIONAL B-17′S LEFT FLYING.


OC…MY PERSPECTIVE :08

HE SAYS THE B-17 WAS ONE OF THE FIRST METAL PLANES BUILT WITH A UNIQUE WING DESIGN THAT GAVE IT FUNCTIONAL STRENGTH AND DURABILITY:


OC…..GET THE AIRPLANE HOME. ;24

DAUBNER SAYS THE 10 MAN CREW ON EACH FLIGHT DURING THE WAR WAS COMPRISED OF AIRMEN MOSTLY IN THEIR EARLY 20′S:

THEY FACED DANGER FROM ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS AND THE GERMAN LUFTWAFFE:


OC…25 TIMES. (2X) :15

HAWARDEN RESIDENT AND WORLD WAR TWO B-17 CO-PILOT PAUL GAMBAIANA WAS ON A SPECIAL MEDIA FLIGHT THURSDAY.

IT WAS HIS FIRST FLIGHT IN A B-17 IN 70 YEARS AFTER HE SURVIVED BEING SHOT DOWN ON A MISSION OVER EUROPE AND WAS THEN CAPTURED AS A PRISONER OF WAR.

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