US Army Bomber Airplane

US Army Bomber Airplane
US Army Bomber Airplane

Description:

This is an old cigarette card from Wings cigarettes. These cards were included with the cigarettes and they are sometimes called tobacco cards. This is one of fifty modern airplanes as the set was called. It is a US Army Bomber. This is actually the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. History shows that it was one of the most effective military planes in the world. It produced over 4000 HP from a total of 4 Wright Cyclone engines. the top speed of this aircraft was 268 mph and it could cruise at 220 mph. It was equipped with a connon it its bow and machine guns all around. At one point in history, it was the largest bomber in the world.

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