Boeing B17G "Flying Fortress" brick plane model - COBI 5750- 1210 bricks

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Model Spec.
    • 1210 bricks
    • Figures: 2
    • Scale 1:48
    • Model dimensions (length x width x height): 49cm x 66cm  x13cm
    • Display stand with printed name of the plane
    • Bodywork with pad printing
    • Easy to follow instruction manual
    • Compatible with other leading brands of construction blocks



The Boeing B-17G "Flying Fortress" is an iconic American heavy bomber that played a crucial role during World War II. Introduced in 1943, the B-17G was an upgraded version of the earlier B-17 models, featuring enhanced defensive armament and increased bomb-carrying capacity. This model included a chin turret with twin .50 caliber machine guns, addressing vulnerabilities against head-on attacks. Powered by four Wright R-1820 Cyclone engines, the B-17G could fly at a top speed of 287 mph and had a range of 2,000 miles with a bomb load of up to 8,000 pounds.

The B-17G was renowned for its durability and ability to sustain significant damage while still completing missions. It was extensively used in the strategic bombing campaigns over Europe, targeting industrial sites, transportation hubs, and military installations. The aircraft's robust design and significant firepower earned it the nickname "Flying Fortress." Its contributions were vital to the Allied victory, making the B-17G a symbol of American air power and resilience during the war.

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