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44-85738
Preston's Pride

1944 Boeing DB-17G Flying Fortress C/N 8647-VE

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Airframe Info

Manufacturer:Boeing
Model:DB-17G Flying Fortress    Search all Boeing DB-17G Flying Fortress
Year built:1944
Construction Number (C/N):8647-VE
Aircraft Type:Fixed wing multi engine
Number of Seats:N/A
Number of Engines:4
Engine Type:Reciprocating
Engine Manufacturer and Model:Pratt & Whitney R-1820-97 Cyclone

Aircraft

Registration Number:44-85738
Alternative Code/Name:Preston's Pride
Current Status:Preserved

Owner

Owner:Amerivan Veterans Memorial
Address:Tulare, California
United States

User Comments

Peter Nicholson, 2011-03-06 09:26:29
 Aptly named "Preston's Pride", this aircraft was flown in to Tulare for display as American Veteran's Memorial by General Maurice A. Preston ex 379th Bomb Group, later 41st Combat Wing; Tulare is his hometown.