The B-17 was the mainstay of the US airforce in Europe. The B-17 was first designed in 1935, but only entered service in 1940. They began daylight boming over Germany in 1942.

US B-17

Manufacturer: Boeing, Lockheed, Douglas

Engines: 4 1200HP WR

Speed: 317MPH

Length: 74.4ft

Range: 2,400mi

Wingspan: 103.9ft

Weight: 2,804lbs(max)

Ceiling: 19,700ft