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Aviation art, an aircraft art gallery of the B-17 Flying fortress bomber, posters, prints, clocks, pictures, photos And Now Calendars.

B-17 Flying Fortress Specifications.

The USAAF WW2 B-17 Flying Fortress was made by the Boeing Aircraft Company.  The B17 was 74' 4" long, 19' 1" high and had a wingspan of 103' 10"  The B17's empty weight was 36,135 lbs. and it had a Gross Weight of 65,500 lbs.  The B-17 used four Wright R-1820-97 Cyclone engines each producing 1200 hp giving it a total of 4,800 hp.  The B-17 has a Cruise Speed of 182 mph, a Maximum Speed of 287 mph, a service ceiling of 35,600 ft. and a maximum range of 3400 miles.  This plane was also called the flying fort short for fortress.  This page has some great aviation art prints and photos of the B17.
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Belle... Homeward Bound
John Young.
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Capt. Robert K. Morgan and his crew climb out over the English countryside and the Eighth Air Force Base. This time, having already completed their 25th bombing mission, they are heading the other way, across Scotland, the Atlantic, and  home to the U.S. in their B-17 Flying Fortress.  850 S/N by artist. 33½"x 25¼" print.
...#0007402 $145.00
B-17 Flying Fortress
Tony Weddel. 
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Most B-17 Flying Fortress paintings show them in combat over Hitler's Europe, but  Flying Fortresses played a role in the Pacific, too. Here we see two B-17Es of the 13th Air Force, 98th Squadron - "Galloping Gus" and "Typhoon McGoon II" - hooking it  home after a bombing mission against Japanese positions in New Guinea. Nakajima Rufe floatplanes rise to engage them, but prove to be no match for the Fortress gunners. 23"x 19" aviation art print. .....#0008515 $19.95
Flying into a War
Stan Stokes. 
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On December 6, 1941, Pilot Earl Cooper, navigator John "Davy" Crockett and their crewmates flew their B-17C Flying Fortress to the Philippines by way of Oahu, Hawaii. But arriving in Hawaii on the morning of December 7, the unarmed B-17 met Japanese Zeros. After evasive measures and the loss of one engine, they flew over the destroyed Hickham Field then finally belly-landed at Wheeler Field, flying on  fumes. 16"x 11½" limited edition aviation art print is signed and numbered by the artist. .....#0073003 $39.95

Historic Airplanes
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25 of the most significant aircraft ever are featured on this poster of original John Batchelor artworks. From both the military and civilian worlds, these are the craft that have set the benchmarks: the Wright Flyer, Ford Tri-Motor, Piper Cub, 707, P-26, B-17, F-14, SR-71... even the Space Shuttle. A wonderful tribute to the  history of aviation with great photos. 21"x 33".  .....#0007469 $9.95
B-17 Fortress Fact File
John Young. 
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This amazing poster is filled with facts and figures about the B-17 Flying Fortress, one of WW2's greatest bombers. You get a brief history of the airplane; color profiles detailing the differences between variants; a sectional drawing of a B-17G; dimensions, performance and armament data; information on famous aircraft and crews; and more. It's a fascinating and decorative poster written and illustrated by one of aviation's greatest artists. 36"x 24". .....#0070830 $14.95
Schweinfurt Again
Keith Ferris
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The 308th Bomb Group’s 'Thunderbird' returning from it’s 80th mission, 9 October 1944. This B-17 carried more than 500 different crewmen on a total of 116 missions before being retired. 1000 S/N by artist. 24"x 9¾" aviation art print.
....#0007722 $195.00
Nine-O-Nine
Stan Stokes.
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Print depicts Nine-O-Nine being readied for another mission to Berlin  from its base in England, 1945. This B-17 flew 140 successful combat missions with the 91st Bomb Group without ever losing a crewman or aborting a mission, while participating in eighteen raids on Berlin and flying an amazing 1,129 combat hours. Today, the Collings Foundation owns a flying B-17 with these markings. Limited edition print measures 16"x 11½" and is signed by the artist.  .....#0007346 $39.95
Poltava
Dick McNatt. 
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After protracted negotiations with the Russians, permission was granted for the USAAF to use Soviet airfields on shuttle missions. On the third such  mission, the 8th Air Force dispatched 145 B-17s from the 3rd Air Division. Here, we see the 45th Combat Wing, with the 96th, 388th and 452nd Bombardment Groups arriving at Poltava. After the Luftwaffe bombing that night and Soviet bomb clearance the following day, only seven of the 73 arriving would be flyable. 24"x 20" aviation art print.  .....#0007172 $29.95
Return to Rattlesden
Nicolas Trudgian
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This magnificent painting shows a WW2 B-17G of the 447th on final  approach to Rattlesden, returning from a strike against road and rail communications  in northern Germany in 1945. Limited edition of 500 signed by artist and eight 447th B-17 combat crew veterans. 36¾"x 22½" print.  .....#0007223 $175.00
Rocket Attack
Nicolas Trudgian. 
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This portrayal of the Me 163 Komet perfectly captures the function of this tiny interceptor. Rocketing up through the formation of B-17s at almost three times their speed, the Komet makes its strike and flashes into the distance before the gunners have time to react. You can almost see the surprise on the faces of the B-17 crews as the Me-163 speeds past! 17½"x 12¼" limited edition print is signed and numbered by the artist and Me-163 pilot Oberleutnant Franz Woidich.  .....#0007043 $110.00
Skipper Comes Home
Robert Taylor. 
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Flying with the 367th Squadron of the 306th Bomb Group, Skipper - one of the longest serving B-17 Fortresses of World War II with over 100 combat  missions flown - returns to Thurleigh on a cold afternoon in late January 1945, two  months after being badly damaged. Note the bare metal replacement section in the  tail and several flak patches, which have yet to be repainted by her busy ground crew. 30"x 24½" limited edition print is signed and numbered by the artist and four  8th Air Force B-17 pilots. .....#0077017 $295.00
Slow Timing Bonnie B
Keith Ferris
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Named in honor of Pilot G. Neil Bech's baby daughter, B-17G Bonnie B of the 303rd Bomb Group flew 93 missions from January to September 1944, when she  lost a propeller and landed safely on only two engines. Print depicts Bonnie B taxiing onto the Molesworth, England runway for "slow-timing," running in a newly replaced engine. Limited edition print measures 31½"x 16½" and is signed by artist, pilot, crewchief and namesake. .....#0007055 $149.00
Sting of the Yellowjackets
Robert Bailey. 
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A single Flying Fortress finds itself all alone in enemy skies, damaged  by flak during its bomb run. One engine has been shut down, control surfaces are  shredded and there are wounded airmen aboard. Struggling to maintain altitude, the B-17 is attacked by two Me 109s bent upon its destruction. Fighters from the 361st Fighter Group/375th Fighter Squadron enter the fray, destroying one of the attackers and driving off his wingman. The journey home will be uneventful, now that  the injured crew has its own private escort of the determined Little Friends. Signed and numbered by the artist and 6 crew members, limited edition 33"x 23" print. .....#0007340 $175.00
Thunderheads Over Ridgewell
Robert Taylor.
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Print depicts battle-damaged B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 381st Bomb Group returning to Ridgewell on a 1944 summer afternoon. From June 1943  through the end of the hostilities, the legendary 381st Bomb Group completed 297 combat missions, hit almost every important target in German hands and destroyed  223 enemy aircraft. Limited edition print is signed by three pilots from the 381st  Bomb Group at Ridgewell and the artist. Print measures 31¾"x 23½".  .....#0007048 $295.00
Valor in the Pacific
Robert Taylor. 
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Depicted here are bombers of the 499th Bomb Group, 20th Air Force,  returning home after a daylight raid on Tokyo. All the telltale signs of combat over  the target can be seen in this aviation masterpiece. Limited edition of 1250 is signed by artist and four B-29 pilots, veterans of the Tokyo raids. 34"x 25" print. Includes  FREE companion print: Fortress Under Attack, Robert Taylor. Here, two B-17s of the 43rd Bomb Group, 5th Air Force, are under attack by Mitsubishi fighters. Each print is  initialed by Robert Taylor and signed by two Medal of Honor recipients who flew B-17s in the Pacifc. 18"x 14" print. .....#0007815 $295.00
Valor at Polebrook
David Poole. 
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The tale told in the book (also available) is dramatic, and so is this print  of the heroism at Polebrook. Limited edition of 500 is signed and numbered by the artist, three Ten Horsepower crewmen, and the pilot of the B-17 sent aloft to assist.  32¼"x 23½" print.  .....#0007250 $125.00
B-17 Nose Art Panel
Memphis Belle
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Gary Velasco. This hand painted, authentic reproduction of the nose art of this  famed B-17 bomber's nose art is a scaled-down, two-piece aluminum version of the  real thing. Arrives ready to display on the two attached D-ring hangers. 40"x 18".  .....#0007960 $265.00
B-17F Memphis Belle Flying Fortress 26th Mission
Kenneth Fox. 
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The Memphis Belle takes off from England for her return flight to the United States. 36"x 24" limited edition print is signed by the late Col. Robert Morgan and by the artist, features a listing of all crewmembers, and includes a brief history of the aircraft and its base in England. Registered numbered certificate included. .....#0071890 $149.00

B-17F Memphis Belle Print w/ FREE Memphis Belle Book
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Kenneth Fox
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The Memphis Belle takes off from England for her return flight to the United States. 36"x 24" limited edition print is signed by the late Col. Robert Morgan and by the artist, features a listing of all crewmembers, and includes a brief history of the aircraft and its base in England. Registered numbered certificate included. 

The Man Who Flew the Memphis Belle. Morgan & Powers. Leader of the first bombing crew to survive 25 daylight missions over the flak and fighter-filled skies of Occupied France and Nazi Germany, the author never lost a crewmember throughout his tour.  And now, his full story is revealed in this much-anticipated memoir. It's a powerful chronicle of loyalty, love and astonishing bravery that takes you into the heart of  the war above 20,000 feet, and into the life of a great WWII hero. 320 pages, 6"x  9¼", softcover.  .....#0087052 $149.00

B-17G Flying Fortress Drawing
Kinsley
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Finely detailed drawing of a B-17G. Limited edition, signed and numbered by artist. 27"x 16" print.
....#0007419 $29.95
They Fought With What They Had They Fought With What They Had
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John Shaw. Just days before the December, 1941 attacks on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and Clark Field, Philippine Islands, P-40 Warhawks take off as a B-17 of the 19th Bomb Group stationed at Clark is readied for the day's practice mission. 37"x 21" limited edition, numbered print is signed by the artist and by three veterans of the 19th Bomb Group, which flew the first American bombing missions of World War II.
#0072605
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$195.00

Fortress Engaged
 Keith Ferris.
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21,000 feet over Germany, 6 March 1944, B-17s of the 100th Bomb Group intercepted head-on by Me109Gs. Signed by artist. 24"x 20" print.    ....#0007403 $74.95

Memphis Belle
 Tony Fachet
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A beautiful rendition of the famed Memphis Belle in flight. 26"x 20"  print.
.....#0007403 $$44.95
Coming Home
The "Los Angeles City Limits" B-17, England, 1944. 
Douglas Ettridge. 
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This beautiful  print depicts a B-17 of the 355th Bomb Squadron as it descends over the tranquil English countryside as it returns home. 24"x 18" limited edition print is signed and  numbered by the artist.  .....#0007998 $74.95
Fame's Favored Few
Sam Lyons. 
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Here, two B-17Gs from the 92nd Bomb Group make ready for the final combat mission flown by the 8th Air Force in WWII. Signed and numbered limited edition print is co-signed by the navigator, William W. "Bill" Ford, who flew on this historic mission. 30"x 19".  .....#0007257 $145.00
How Many This Time?
Mike Newcomer. 
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As B-17s return to their English base, the ground personnel inventory the returning bombers, hopeful that all craft made it back home. 24"x 18"  limited edition print is signed and numbered by the artist. .....#0072962 $49.95
Memphis Belle B-17F Profile with FREE
Man Who Flew the Memphis Belle
Ernie Boyette. 
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Signed by Col. Robert Morgan, pilot of the Memphis Belle, this limited edition print features a wonderful color profile of the aircraft, a close up of its nose art, and background information on the plane and its crew. Print measures 24"x 18" and is also signed by the artist.

Includes FREE book! The Man Who Flew the Memphis Belle. Morgan & Powers. Leader  of the first bombing crew to survive 25 daylight missions over the flak and  fighter-filled skies of Occupied France and Nazi Germany, the author never lost a crewmember throughout his tour. And now, his full story is revealed in this much-anticipated memoir. It's a powerful chronicle of loyalty, love and astonishing bravery that takes you into the heart of the war above 20,000 feet, and into the life  of a great WWII hero. 320 pgs., 6"x 9¼", sfbd.  .....#0007060 $99.95

Poltava

Poltava.
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Dick McNatt. After protracted negotiations with the Russians, permission was granted for the USAAF to use Soviet airfields on shuttle missions. On the third such mission, the 8th Air Force dispatched 145 B-17s from the 3rd Air Division. Here, we see the 45th Combat Wing, with the 96th, 388th and 452nd Bombardment Groups arriving at Poltava. After the Luftwaffe bombing that night and Soviet bomb clearance the following day, only seven of the 73 arriving would be flyable. 24"x 20" print.
#0007172
Price: $29.95
New York Fly-by
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Early B-17s are heading out over New York City as war approaches. In the background are some of the more famous Manhattan skyscrapers, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Brooklyn itself. 40"x 20" poster is suitable for framing. .....#0007254 $24.95
 

 

 

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