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Old 7th January 2018, 16:18
Cees Steijger Cees Steijger is offline
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B-17G 42-37745 what radar?

42-37745 was one of 12 B-17's that formed 812BS/482BG in october 1943. Most of them were B-17F's modified to B-17G standard. Either at modication centres at Denver or at Wright Field (42-30280). They all received their H2X at either Rome or Grenier.

42-37745 was a standard B-17G delivered 16/8/43 Tulsa and went to Grand Island for delivery flight to Europe 25/9/43. Itv didn't go to Rome nor to Grenier. According to Dave Osborne's B-17 Masterlog is was equipped with an H2S radarset. H2S was usually installed at TRE.

Who knows the details of 42-37745? Please provide source for me.

Many thans!

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