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B-17E 41-2625
Fortress Mk. II FK197
Scottish Aviation Workshops
Prestwick, Scotland



  • 41-2625

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Ogden 1/3/42; Cheyenne 28/3/42; RCAF Dorval 8/5/42; Gander-Prestwick 20/5/42 with Bob Coffman, to RAF [FK197]; Assigned Scottish Aviation for trial installation of special LRASV MkII radar and additional dorsal aerials, not used on anti-sub...


  • Prestwick

    Military site : airfield
    Opened as civil Prestwick Airport with a grass airfield in 1936, it was also an RAF training, fighter and Coastal Command base during 1936 to 1941. Scottish Aviation established an assembly and maintenance facility there in 1938, developed during the...


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