Tag: flying fortress

  • B17

    The B-17 Flying Fortress is one of the most famous and recognizable aircraft from World War II today. One B-17 airplane was even the subject of two popular films, both of which are entitled Memphis Belle. On July 28, 1935, the B-17 made its first flight. Though not many B-17s had yet been manufactured when […]

  • Sunderland

    Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom Next airshow: July 28-29, 2007 The Sunderland International Air Show is the largest free airshow in Europe. While most airshows are held at airports, this one takes place on the seafront at Seaburn. More than a million people enjoy the Sunderland Air Show every year. It features civilian, vintage, […]