Michael S. Smith Pen and Ink drawings of Buffalo and Rochester, New York - College Art - Aviation Art - Automotive Art - Trains - Nautical - Lighthouses - Firefighting
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The venerable B-17 "Flying Fortress" Fuddy Duddy is being prepared for flight. Although forst flown as a prototype in 1935, the most famous B-17G version didn't see front line action until 1943. Some 12,751 B-17's were produced of which more than one third were lost in combat.