While the Spud is out walking his dog (the furry turncoat bailed on me just as soon as the kid walked in the door), I figure I can post some more airshow pics.
So here's the B-17G "Yankee Lady" doing it's thing a few weeks back.
Maximum 300 mph. at 30,000 ft.
Maximum continuous 263 mph. at 25,000 ft.
Cruising speed 170 mph.
Landing 74 mph.
Rate of Climb 37 minutes to 20,000 ft.
Ten-Pilot, Co-pilot, Navigator, Bombardier, Flight Engineer (top turret gunner), Radio Operator, 2 Waist Gunners, Tail Gunner and Ball Turret Gunner
Gross Weight (Wartime) 65,500 lbs.
Range: 1,850 miles. Enough to fly deep into Germany and back from bases in England.
The Boeing B-17G Yankeee Lady.
Long may she fly.