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B-17 FLYING FORTRESS/44-83814

B-17 Flying Fortress 44-83814

B-17 Flying Fortress 44-83814 B-17 Flying Fortress 44-83814
Serial #: 44-83814
Construction #: 32455 (-DL)
Civil Registration:
  N66571
  CF-HBP
Model: B-17G Flying Fortress
Name: City of Savannah
Status: Restoration
Last info: 2011

History:
Delivered to U.S.A.A.F as 44-83814, 19??.
North Dakota Public School District, Hazen, ND, 1947-1951.
California Atlantic Airways, St. Petersberg, FL, June 20, 1951-1953.
- Registered as N66571.
Kenting Aviation Ltd, Toronto, Ontario, May 12, 1953-1971.
- Registered as CF-HBP.
Photographic Survey Corp, Toronto, Ontario, May 15, 1957-1960.
Hunting Survey Corp, Toronto, Ontario, February 11, 1960-1962.
Kenting Aviation Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Apr. 9, 1962-1971.
Arnold Kolb, Black Hills Aviation, Spearfish SD, Apr. 1, 1971-1982.
- Later based out of Alamogordo, NM.
- Resumed N66571 registration.
- Converted to tanker.
- Flown as tanker #A18, #18, #C13 & #09.
NASM, Washington DC, January 19, 1982-2002.
- Displayed at Pima Air Museum, AZ as 483814, 1982-1984.
- Delivered to Washington-Dulles for NASM, stored, Apr. 25, 1984-1992.
- Stored.
Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, Pooler, GA, 2011.
- Under restoration for static display as City of Savannah.

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.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-5th Edition, 2008.
Photo Source(s):
Ron Olsen.
Unknown.
Eric Dumigan Photography, http://www.airic.ca, 2004

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