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Microprose - he Bloody 100th and The Mighty Eighth Feature Premium

Microprose - The Bloody 100th and The Mighty Eighth

We sat down with MicroProse’s CEO, David Lagettie, to discuss two projects in development in their popular B-17 bomber franchise: The Mighty Eighth and B-17 Flying Fortress 3: The Bloody 100th.

Watch behind the scenes at the Midlands Air Festival

We talk to Trevor Graham, the organiser of Midlands Air Festival, as he reveals the key to putting on a great show around the Covid roadmap

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The Autographed Bomber: 5,000th B-17

Jeff Huston explains how the 5,000th Boeing B-17 to leave the firm’s Seattle factory was signed...

The 5 Greatest Allied Bombers of World War Two

The Second World War saw the extensive use of bomber aircraft on both sides of the conflict. The Allies fielded a bewildering number of light, medium and heavy bombers – with some more successful than others…

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B-17 at 85: Maritime Hunter

Andrew Thomas outlines the significant role played by Boeing’s B-17 Flying Fortress
in Coastal Command’s battle...

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B-17 at 85: Swords into Ploughshares

The B-17 Flying Fortress is legendary for its World War Two missions...

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B-17 at 85: Mediterranean Mud-Movers

Boeing’s B-17 Flying Fortress is most celebrated for its strategic...

Collings Foundation B-17 Crashes

On October 2, 2019, a Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (Registration: N93012, nicknamed ‘Nine O Nine’) belonging to the Collings Foundation was involved in an accident at Bradley International Airport located in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, USA.