Sally B


Sally B

"Sally B" is the nickname of a B-17G-105-VE Flying Fortress, serial 44-85784 which served with the post-war United States Air Force, and the "Institute Geographique National" as a survey craft. Acquired by preservation group in England after retirement and restored to combat condition, it is housed at the Imperial War Museum Duxford, England. [ cite web
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The "Sally B" was used in the film "Memphis Belle" as one of 5 flying B-17s needed for various film scenes, and it was used to replicate the real "Memphis Belle" in one scene. Half of the aircraft is still in the "Memphis Belle" livery.

Photos taken at Rotterdam Airport Airshow, May 1985

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* [http://robert.warbirds.photos.us.com/c1415785.html Related pictures taken by Robert Roggeman, Belgium]


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