Could Corgi’s B-17 Fly Again?


Thus far, Corgi has remained mum concerning the incorporation of a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress into their 2013 Aviation Archive program. However, that may soon change, as they have just added an intriguing post to their Tumblr page that could portend its use as a subject replica. According to the feed, Corgi stumbled upon a fascinating story involving a B-17 named ‘Ye Old Pub’, that was savaged by German aerial attacks over western Europe. Instead of finishing off the stricken plane, a chivalrous Luftwaffe pilot examined then escorted the plane to the North Sea in an attempt to steer it back home to England.

You can find more information on the tale here:

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