Swedish Fortress: The Boeing F-17 Flying Fortress in Civil and Military Service

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Many USAAF aircraft landed in neutral Sweden during World War II. The Swedish authorities arranged to buy many of these from the US, to supplement their limited and aging aircraft stocks. The B-17 Flying Fortress was selected for conversion to an airliner, and Saab undertook the work. This book tells, for the first time in English, the story of these aircraft and their subsequent careers, in Sweden, Denmark and France. No other B-17s were ever used as airliners, so this is a unique addition to the well-known history of the ...

Swedish Fortress: The Boeing F-17 Flying Fortress in Civil and Military Service 2010, MMP

ISBN-13: 9788389450876

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