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Serial #: 44-85778
Construction #:
  8687 (-VE)
Civil Registration:
  N3509G
Model(s):
  B-17G Flying Fortress
  TB-17G Flying Fortress
  VB-17G Flying Fortress
Name: Miss Angela
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2014

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 44-58778.
Ace Smelting Inc, Phoenix, AZ, August 14, 1959.
- Registered as N3509G.
Sonora Flying Service, Columbia, CA, September 20, 1960-1961.
Leo J. Demers, Madras, OR, May 25, 1961-1966.
- Flew as tanker #97.
Aero Union Corp, Chico, CA, April 29, 1966-1972.
- Flew as tanker #E16.
William A. Dempsay/Central Air Service, Rantoul, KS, June 2, 1972-1978.
- Flew as Tanker #42, #42, #102.
Western Air Contractors, American Fork, UT, July 6, 1978-1981.
Westernair of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM, June 16, 1981-1982.
Richard Vartanian/Aircraft Component Equipment Supplies, Inc, Klamath Falls, OR, March 28, 1982-1990.
- Stored Stockton, CA, 1984-1990.
Arthur W. McDonnel, Mojave, CA, July, 1990.
Florida Aircraft Leasing Corp, Miami, FL, February 1991.
Robert L. Waltrip/Lone Star Flight Museum, Galveston, TX
  & Don Whittington/World Jet International, Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 1991-1992.
- Flew as 4485778/Miss Museum Of Flying.
Warbirds Of Great Britain, Bournemouth, October 1992.
- To Fly as Sally A.
Palm Springs Air Museum, Palm Springs, CA, 1993-2014.
- Flown as Miss Angela.

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.
Photo Source(s):
Ron Olsen.
Chris Farmer.
Chuck Gardner - warbirdsresourcegroup.org

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