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B-17 FLYING FORTRESS/44-85790

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Serial #: 44-85790
Construction #:
  8699 (-VE)
Civil Registration:
  None
Model: B-17G Flying Fortress
Name: Lacey Lady
Status: Restoration
Last info: 2013

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 44-85790.
Art Lacey, Portland, OR, March 5, 1947-1995
- Last Flight from Altus AFB, OK, March 8-10, 1947
- Displayed at Lacey's Bomber gas station, Milwaukie, OR, March 1947-1990.
- Displayed at Lacey's Bomber Restaurant, Milwaukie, OR, 1990-1995.
- Displayed on pylons as 485790/Lacey Lady, 1947-1995.
- Upper turret donated to CAF's Sentimental Journey
The Bomber Foundation, Milwaukie, OR, 1995-2013.
- Static restoration on site.
- Forward fuselage removed and under restoration, Aurora, OR, 1996-2000.

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
www.thebomber.com
Photo Source(s):
Unknown
Jerry Vernon

Research Assistance:

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