Beautiful, But Misidentified  The aircraft “coming slowly together within the doors of the WWI-vintage hangar,” in the beautiful photograph taken by Richard Mallory Allnutt on page 67 in your annual photo issue (AW&ST Dec. 15/22, p. 50), is definitely not a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. It is probably a North American SNJ-5C (aka T-6 Harvard), a single-engine aircraft. That being said, I am an avid fan of this end-of-year treat. Wilson Guimaraes Cavalcanti Icarai, ...

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