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Instructions Only: $10.00
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Full Set: $245.00
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Aircraft Details
Crew: 10
Length: 74 ft 4 in
Wingspan: 103 ft 9 in
Height: 19 ft 1 in
Loaded Weight: 54,000 lbs
Thrust: 4 x 1200 hp
Speed: 287 mph
Service Ceiling: 35,600 ft
LEGO® Model Details
Crew: 10
Length: 74
Wingspan: 104
Height: 22
Durability: Fragile
Difficulty: Difficult
Pieces: about 1100
Created: February 2010
Version: 3

B-17 Flying Fortress

Along with the P-51 mustang, the B-17 was one of the most influential bombers in World War II. It has long been one of my favorite planes from the era.


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On 03/11/2017 08:20PM

Posted by:
Cecile Uhry
I was able to print some of the pages of the B-17- however my printer malfunctioned, so I was only able to complete 4 pages. How can I get the complete set, so I can get this printed. Not sure why it isn't available
On 01/30/2017 01:42PM

Posted by:
Sheldon
You're right, the wings were difficult to put on and didn't stay very well. I have altered the instructions and sent pieces to you to fit the alteration. On my model at home, it makes the wings much easier to put on and not fall off when played with. (Version 3 of the set)
On 01/16/2017 04:25PM

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Melissa Carll
Is this even possible to put ttogether. I am the adult and it appears the wings are too heavy ffor the body. No matter which way we try to attach them , pieces fall apart immediately. This is absolutely ridiculous.
On 01/04/2017 09:22PM

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Sheldon Hancock
I am very sorry that you feel bad about the set.

The instructions are 36MB in a .PDF format on a CD, I'm not sure how I could make them smaller, although I am open to it if you know of a way.

When I send pieces out, they are generally put together (for example, all the Light Bluish Gray Plates 2 x 4 will be in a pile together) if they fit, and if not, then they are usually put in a separate bag.

This set is built of more that 1100 pieces and should probably not be bought for kids unless they are experienced in putting sets like this together.
On 12/27/2016 10:36PM

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Melissa Carll
Very disappointed. Spent a LOT of $ for no directions they are on a disk that can't be downloaded because the file is so big. The bags are not labeled so you spend time searching and searching for 1 piece. Total waste of $. This will end up never getting put together I can see it now
On 11/03/2016 10:03PM

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Cecile Uhry
My dad was a left waist gunner on the B-17 names Outhouse Mouse. I'm going to build this just because I like working with Lego.
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