Newsreel showing "Largest Bomber in World tested for the U.S. Army."
Seattle Washington USA Date:1936, December Duration:1 min 5 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Views of Boeing Y1B-17 bomber, parked at Boeing Company airfield, with its right engines running. Front view showing nose canopy, but no gun protruding. Radial engines equipped with three-bladed hamilton standard propellers. Air scoops atop each engine cowl. Rubber deicing boots on leading edges of flight surfaces. Twin pitot tubes on either side of nose. Tail wheel and conventional empennage. Rear view showing "blisters" on sides and top of fuselage. Gunner position shown in sides, but no guns protruding. Belly gunner "blister" is shown. The two left engines are started and the aircraft taxis and takes off. Two tall striped smoke stacks in background. View from another airplane of the Y1B-17 in flight. View from ground ot the bomber coming in on final approach and making a smooth three-point landing.
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