The only flying B17 in Europe, the Sally B, named after Ellinor Sallingboe the Chairman of the organisation that operates and maintains this great aircraft. For over 30 years she has been maintained and flown as a memorial to the 79,000 Allied airmen who lost their lives in Europe during the Second World War, appearing at airshows and flypasts all over Europe.
The aircraft was the star of the film Memphis Belle, made in 1989, a re-make of William Wyler’s Memphis Belle, the story of the first B-17 to complete twenty-five missions over enemy territory. She carries the Memphis Belle nose art on the other side.
The aircraft is wholey supported by the the B-17 Charitable Trust and the story of the Sally B and the people that support, maintain and fly her can be found at the Sally B Web Site.
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