B-17 Flying Fortress

Type: Twin-engine, low-wing monoplane
Role: Heavy Bomber
Top speed: 287 mph / 462 kph
Range: 2,000 mi / 3,219 km
Service Ceiling: 35,600' / 10,850 m
Weight: 36,135 lbs / 16,391 kg
Wingspan: 103' 9" / 31.62 m
Length: 74' 4" / 22.66 m
Height: 19' 1" / 5.82 m
Power: 4 1,200 hp Wright R-1820-97 "Cyclone" Turbo-Supercharged Radial Engines
Crew: 10 (Pilot, Co-pilot, Navigator, Bombardier/Nose Gunner, Flight Engineer/Top Turret Gunner, Radio Operator, 2 Waist Gunners, Ball Turret Gunner, Tail Gunner
Designer(s): Edward Curtis Wells
Manufacturer: Boeing
Number Manufactured: 12,731
Country of Origin: United States
First Flight: July 28, 1935
Retired: 1968 (Brazilian Air Force)
Guns: 13 .50 in / 12.7 mm M2 Browning machine guns
Bombs: 4,500 - 8,000 lbs / 2,000 - 3,600 kg bombs determined by mission range.