The ultimate B-17 Flying Fortress quiz

Question 1 of 10

1) Which airliner was the B-17 developed into?

Boeing 307 Stratoliner
Boeing 377 Stratocruiser
Lockheed Model 44 Excalibur
Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter

Question 2 of 10

2) How many crew did the B-17 carry?

8
9
10
11

Question 3 of 10

3) Which air force was the last to retire the type in 1968?

Dominican Republic Air Force
Norwegian Air Force
Turkish Air Force
Brazilian Air Force

Question 4 of 10

4) Of the 12,731 B-17s produced, how many were F variants?

8,680
2,300
3,405
4,118

Question 5 of 10

5) When did the B-17 first fly?

July 1935
June 1936
February 1937
March 1934

Question 6 of 10

6) The B-17 had a total of 13 guns, but in how many positions?

13
9
10
12

Question 7 of 10

7) Which variant of B-17 is the famous Sally B?

B-17F
B-17G-VE
YB-17
TB-17G

Question 8 of 10

8) What was the range of the B-17G?

1,800 miles
2,000 miles
2,200 miles
2,500 miles

Question 9 of 10

9) How many B-17s remain in airworthy condition?

12
9
5
6

Question 10 of 10

10) What was the service ceiling for the B-17?

35,600ft
34,000ft
30,000ft
36,500ft

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