Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress Liberty Belle N390TH
The Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress “Liberty Belle” N390TH arrived at Glasgow Prestwick on the 2 July,2008 after an epic voyage that started from her home base in Georgia.She flew in honour of the World War II veterans and followed the traditional flight path of the war time bombers routing Bangor USA- BGR/KBGR ,Goose Bay Canada-YYR/CYYR, Narsarsuaq Greenland-BGBW,Reykjavik Iceland-BIRK and finally on to Glasgow Prestwick EGPK/PIK.
This my collection of photographs from the visit.
Some Specifications –
Wingspan – 103ft 9in
Length – 74ft 4in
Height - 19ft 1in
Crew - 10
Armament – 13 Browning M-2 .50 calibre machine guns
Thanks must go to Eddie Allison and his team at Ocean Sky(the Liberty Belle handling agent),PIK and the crew of the Liberty Belle for making this a special visit for aviation enthusiasts
More information on the B-17 Flying Fortress “Liberty Belle” can be found at www.libertyfoundation.org in the links section of this website.