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The B-17G Flying Fortress / Spec's
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B-17G Specifications
FUNCTION Heavy Bomber
DESIGNER Boeing
BUILDERS Boeing
Lockeed / Vega
Douglas
CREW Pilot
Co-Pilot
Navigator
Bombardier
Engineer
Radio Operator
4 Gunners
COST $276,000
# BUILT 12,726
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Powerplant
Four Wright B-1820 - 97
Radial Piston Engines
1200 Horse Power
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Dimensions
LENGTH 74 feet   4 inches
WINGSPAN 103 feet   10 inches
HEIGHT 19 feet   1 inch
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Weights
EMPTY 36,135 lbs.
MAXIMUM 65,000 lbs
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Performance
SPEED 300 mph
CEILING 35,000 feet
RANGE 1850 miles
FERRY RANGE 3400 miles
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Armament
Thirteen 50 caliber guns
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Bomb Load
6000 lbs
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