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Taken 8-May-15

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Photo Info

Dimensions5295 x 3530
Original file size6.65 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken8-May-15 12:35
Date modified8-May-15 12:35
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D800
Focal length300 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/800 at f/11
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 220
Metering modePattern
Flying Fortress

Flying Fortress

A Boeing B–17 Flying Fortress flies in the Arsenal of Democracy Flyover, which occurred over Washington, DC, on May 8, 2015. This plane flew as part of the ninth formation of the flyover, the "Big Week" formation. According to the Washington Post, the Boeing B–17 was "First used in combat in 1941 (though prototypes were flown before then), the B-17 is one of the most famous bombers ever built. This aircraft was pivotal in the destruction of Germany’s industrial fabric and the allied victory in Europe.", May 7, 2015.

Wingspan: 104 ft.
Length: 74 ft.