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B-17 “Sentimental Journey”

The B-29 that dropped the second atomic bomb.

Rolling off the Douglas assembly line in late 1944, the B-17 Sentimental Journey participated in nuclear tests in 1951 and became a staple on the airshow circuit after being restored. The view here is from the ball turret under the fuselage.

Use the controls at the bottom of the frame to navigate or zoom in and out. Click on the full screen icon (far right) for the most detailed view.

Source: Commemorative Air Force

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About Lyle Jansma

Over time, photographer Lyle Jansma has improved his technique for creating and sharing 360º cockpit views, taking his camera to other aircraft collections including the Museum of Flight, Tillamook Air Museum, Evergreen Air & Space Museum, and the National Museum of the Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. The images are available on the ACI Cockpit360º App for iPads and iPhones, and now, in the Panorama gallery.

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