The Boeing B-17 is one of the most famous bombers of World War 2. It
was powered by four Curtiss-Wright R-1820 Cyclone
nine-cylinder radial engines.
Close ups! (click on the thumbnails to load bigger images)
B-17 lower Gun turret View of the supercharger
Two views of the sight. And another picture of the engine and supercharger.
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