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Amercom 1:144 Flying Fortresses ACLB02
Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress Diecast Model
USAAF 303rd BG, 358th BS, Sky Wolf, 1944

1:144 Scale   Length   Width
Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress   6.25"   8.75"

This B-17F-25 bears the name "Sky Wolf", and carries markings of the 358th Bombardment Squadron Heavy (part of the 303rd Bomb Group), a USAF unit that flew over Germany in 1944 and 1945.

Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress

Designed to meet a US Army Air Corps requirement for a multi-engined bomber to replace the B-10, the B-17 first flew on July 18, 1935. Best known for its role in the US Army Air Forces' daylight strategic bombing campaign during World War II, the B-17 could fly high and had a long range, and was capable of defending itself from enemy fighters. It was also tough, withstanding extensive battle damage, and was capable of carrying a 6,000 lb bombload. The B-17 became one of the symbols of Allied air power, equipping 32 overseas combat groups and dropping a total of 580,631 metric tons of bombs on European targets.

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Amercom 1:144 Flying Fortresses

The Amercom "1:144 Flying Fortresses" range presents affordable, ready made diecast models of military heavy bomber aircraft in 1:144 scale. To help keep the price down, these items arrive in low-cost, discardable blister type packaging.

Amercom "Flying Fortresses" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal and plastic construction.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Rotating wheels and propellers.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".

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