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B-17 FLYING FORTRESS/41-9210

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Serial #: 41-9210
Construction #: 2682
Civil Registration:
  N5842N
  CF-ICB
  N9720F
  CP-753
  N8WJ
  N12355
Model: B-17E Flying Fortress
Name: None
Status: Stored
Last info: 2011

History:
Delivered to USAAC as 41-9210.
- BOC: May 1952 - Loaned to Honeywell Corporation's Avionic Department, 1944.
University of Minnesota, November 8, 1945-1952
- Memorial display.
- Acquired title from Federal government for $7575.00.
Lysdale Flying Service, St. Paul, MN, August 29, 1952
- Acquired from University of Minnesota for exchange of Cessna 170B.
- Registered as N5842N.
Leeward Aeronautical Service, Ft. Wayne, IN, December 3, 1952-1955
Kenting Aviation, Toronto, Ontario, March 4, 1955-1964.
- Registered as CF-ICB.
Four Star Aviation Inc., Miami, FL, June 22, 1964.
- Registered as N9720F.
Compania Boliviana de Aviacion, La Paz, July 23, 1964.
- Registered as CP-753.
Frigorificos Reyes, La Paz, Bolivia, 1974-1990.
- Port undercarraige collapsed while taxiing at La Paz, January 3, 1974.
- Crashed while landing at San Borja, August 1976
- Rebuilt, La Paz, Bolivia, 1980-1990.
Don Whittington/World Jet Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL, March 1989-1990
- Restored at La Paz.
- Delivered from Bolivia to Ft. Lauderdale, March 1990.
World Jet Inc, Fort Lauderdale, FL, March 1990-1991.
- Registered as N8WJ.
Scott D. Smith, Colorado Springs, CO, November 1991-1995.
The Air Station, Arlington, WA, 1997-1998.
- Restoration to airworthy, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 1990-1998.
Paul Allen/Flying Heritage Collection, WA, August 27, 1998-1999.
Flying Heritage Collection, Everett, WA, August 27, 1999-2011.
- Registered as N12355.
- Delivered to Moses Lake, WA from Fort Lauderdale, September 1998.
- Delivered to Arlington, WA, 1999.
- Stored, dismantled, 2008.

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Thompson, Scott A. - Final Cut: The Post-War B-17 Flying Fortress and Survivors (4th Edition)
Photo Source(s):
Xavier Meal
Michael Prophet
Art Kreiger
Paul Kelly

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