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Discuss WWII and the era directly before and after the war from 1935-1949.
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1/32 B-17g
England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
Joined: September 13, 2005
KitMaker: 2,016 posts
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Posted: Monday, October 21, 2019 - 07:49 AM UTC
Hi guys
I'm planing to build the HK models B-17G as "little miss mischief"
I've quite a bit of information on her ,but the thing that I cant seem to find out is ,where there two extra seats in the radio room?and if so what do they look like?

Illinois, United States
Joined: January 12, 2015
KitMaker: 292 posts
AeroScale: 292 posts
Posted: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:43 PM UTC
Those seats were not installed in B-17G's. Despite what you see on 'restored" airplanes. Even the E and F models had them removed from combat airplanes. Throw 'em out and never look back ! Here is the page from the IPC for the B-17G showing seats. You will also note that the Radio Operators seat changed over the course of production. No other seats in the radio compartment: