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Mini B-17 that you can fly!

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Mini B-17 that you can fly!

Post by fortyshooter » Fri May 22, 2020 12:31 pm

Guy had a dream to build a 1/3 scale B-17 that you could get in and fly. Took him 17 yrs. to build it and say "I did it" to the nay sayers!
https://youtu.be/DgA_4r7CosQ
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Re: Mini B-17 that you can fly!

Post by CT_Shooter » Fri May 22, 2020 2:48 pm

Thanks for the link to this video and great story, Forty.

My late Father-in-law was a proud mechanic in the ground crew assigned to a B-17 named Virgin On The Verge.

Father-In-Law with the Virgin On The Verge B-17
Father-In-Law with the Virgin On The Verge B-17
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Re: Mini B-17 that you can fly!

Post by fortyshooter » Fri May 22, 2020 3:45 pm

Wow that is a story there!
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Re: Mini B-17 that you can fly!

Post by JEBar » Fri May 22, 2020 4:53 pm

thanks for posting the link .... that build is an outstanding accomplishment
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Re: Mini B-17 that you can fly!

Post by BrokenolMarine » Fri May 22, 2020 5:02 pm

I love it. Something special.
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