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What does the B in B-17 mean?

Updated: 4/28/2022
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The B in B-17 probably means Bomber since that was what it was. Same for the B-24, 25, 26, and 29 There is another question on this site that list the prefixes for all WW2 aircaft. B = bomber P = pursuit F = fighter O = observation etc

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