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Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress (N7227C) - Texas Raiders
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Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress (N7227C)

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Greg Byington
Great shot, Ron!
Ron HarperPhoto Uploader
Thank you!
davesheehy
Well timed and posted, Ron! 5*
ian mcdonell
very nicely framed
cboginsk
Great contrast well done. Happy Veterans Day.
Ron HarperPhoto Uploader
Thanks to everyone!
Patrick SERSOUB
superbe
serge LOTH
Nice Shot Ron!! that's an aircraft!!! I lflew personnally on the "Pink Lady" now grounded in La Ferté.(France)
jthyland
Quite a bird. Dear Old Dad (RIP)was an engine mech on the 1830 at Bradley Field (KBFD) during WWII. He would tell me they would come back from Europe all shot-up he would overhaul engines and send them back. It's amazing some are still airworthy.
roland pfeifer
I always wished during WWII when I was about 5 or 6 years old that I was old enough to fly one of these, But they didn't let kids that young go to war.OH WELL Now 81 & to late.
Jack Mabry
A beautiful warbird, that shot a heck of a lot of Luftwaffe fighters out of the sky.
James Fassinger
Really Great Plane never let them die.
Michael Rogers
one of my favorite planes from WW2.. GREAT SHOT
Neil Klapthor
Beautiful shot Ron! My favorite old warbird.

My father-in-law was on his very first mission as a copilot on a B17 over Italy when they were hit by flak. Everyone was able to bail out and the plane flew on, eventually crashing into a large volcanic lake (Lake Bolsena). About 4 years ago, Italian researchers discovered and raised the ball turret gun from about 300 feet down, almost totally intact, guns weren't even bent. Further research was able to identify and match the crew with that aircraft and we learned all the stories of what happened to them all after bailout. Fascinating stuff.
Dennis Bishop
Lucky background on this shot. Nice Touch Ron!
James Wallace
This airplane brought the 3rd Reich to its knees I just a few years.God Bless the men that flew it and the Americans who built it
jesse kyzer
1944 BOEING B-17G
THANK YOU! to everyone who help keep these Ol birds flying.
William Owens
This cool B-17 lived at the airport I worked at for 25 years... Hooks near Tomball TX.
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
19-Sep-2021 UnknownSheppard AFB ()Conroe-North Houston Rgnl () 11:28AM CDT 01:19PM CDT 1:50
17-Sep-2021 UnknownSheppard AFB ()Sheppard AFB () 03:57PM CDT 04:24PM CDT 0:27
17-Sep-2021 UnknownNear Pueblo, COSheppard AFB () 10:32AM MDT 02:01PM CDT 2:29
16-Sep-2021 UnknownPueblo Meml ()Pueblo Meml () 04:48PM MDT 05:11PM MDT 0:23
16-Sep-2021 UnknownPueblo Meml ()Pueblo Meml () 03:37PM MDT 04:04PM MDT 0:26
16-Sep-2021 UnknownPueblo Meml ()Pueblo Meml () 10:55AM MDT 11:20AM MDT 0:24
15-Sep-2021 UnknownPueblo Meml ()Pueblo Meml () 04:40PM MDT 05:03PM MDT (?) 0:23
14-Sep-2021 UnknownNear Pueblo, COPueblo Meml () First seen 03:36PM MDT Last seen 04:00PM MDT 0:23
13-Sep-2021 UnknownCheyenne Rgnl ()Pueblo Meml () 05:35PM MDT 06:54PM MDT 1:18
13-Sep-2021 UnknownCheyenne Rgnl ()Cheyenne Rgnl () 03:45PM MDT 04:10PM MDT 0:24
13-Sep-2021 UnknownCheyenne Rgnl ()Cheyenne Rgnl () 02:37PM MDT 03:03PM MDT 0:26
09-Sep-2021 UnknownCentennial ()Cheyenne Rgnl () 04:44PM MDT 05:45PM MDT 1:00
09-Sep-2021 UnknownCentennial ()Centennial () 11:45AM MDT 12:25PM MDT 0:39
08-Sep-2021 UnknownCentennial ()Centennial () 04:39PM MDT 05:08PM MDT 0:28
08-Sep-2021 UnknownCentennial ()Centennial () 03:27PM MDT 03:58PM MDT 0:30
08-Sep-2021 UnknownCentennial ()Centennial () 11:24AM MDT 11:51AM MDT 0:26
08-Sep-2021 UnknownCentennial ()Centennial () 10:07AM MDT 10:37AM MDT 0:30
07-Sep-2021 UnknownCentennial ()Centennial () 05:01PM MDT 05:30PM MDT 0:29
07-Sep-2021 UnknownCentennial ()Centennial () 03:37PM MDT 04:19PM MDT 0:41
07-Sep-2021 UnknownCentennial ()Centennial () 11:36AM MDT 12:08PM MDT 0:31
07-Sep-2021 UnknownCentennial ()Centennial () 10:07AM MDT 10:37AM MDT 0:30
06-Sep-2021 UnknownCentennial ()Centennial () 04:37PM MDT 05:07PM MDT 0:30
06-Sep-2021 UnknownCentennial ()Centennial () 03:20PM MDT 03:52PM MDT 0:31
06-Sep-2021 UnknownCentennial ()Centennial () 11:10AM MDT 11:41AM MDT 0:30
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