Home » Tag Archives: b17

Tag Archives: b17

B-17E and crew


As a small personal project, I attempted to colorize this photo of a B-17E and its crew, taken in 1942. I hope you like it 🙂 Flight crew: pilot, co-pilot, bombardier, navigator, engineer/top turret, radio operator/waist gunner, ball turret gunner, waist gunner, tail gunner. Ground crew: crew chief and ten mechanics. Bomb supply crew: five men. Specialists: Instuments, radios, armaments, parachutes, electrical equipment, ...

Read More »

B17 – Making of “Don’t Mess with Texas” Anti-Litter Commercial, 1991

Hopefully they brought an extra pair of underwear

Man, I love the sound of roaring Wright engines in the morning! Nothing beats it. Have you ever seen the “Don’t Mess With Texas” anti-litter commercial that aired in 1991? I recently found some pictures of a B-17 doing an insane low pass over a film crew somewhere in the desert. After a little investigation I found that these were ...

Read More »