B-17/B-24 hybrid???

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  1. racerguy00

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    That's a B-24J with an experimental graft for evaluation.

    It was an attempt to see if they could improve on it's performance, much like grafting the tail of a B-23 Dragon onto it's airframe, replacing the existing twin-tail structure.
     
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    It seems like an answer for a neverending story 'what´s better, B-17 or B-24?':lol:
     
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    I read about this in one of my books. The B-17 nose was added to give the crew more room. The plane was unstable in the air.

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