Tag Archive: Stratofortress


In 2010, during the visit to Duxford Flying Legends airshow, due to early arrival, I had a chance to visit Imperial War Museum Duxford. Basically there are a few hangars converted to different displays which I will try to show you in the next few posts. First one being US Hangar with mainly USAF birds and an odd Navy and Army example.

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B-17G Flying Fortress “overlown” by C-47 Skytrain (military version of famous DC-3) in D-day markings (have you seen Band of Brothers series?)

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MAKS2011 – Static Pt.2

Myasichev M-55 Geofizika

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USAF  B-52H Stratofortress

Main US strategic bomber for more than 55 years.

Avro Vulcan

RAF Cold War strategic bomber, retired in 1993, but this example brought back to flying status a few years ago for display purposes.