YB-17 arrives at Langley

This March 1, 1937 photo of a snow-covered Langley Field shows the YB-17 bomber arriving for testing. Long-range flight training to such distant destinations as Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1938 helped make the powerful warplane a mainstay of the American air corps in World War II.

( Courtesy of the Air Combat Command History Office / December 5, 2013 )

This March 1, 1937 photo of a snow-covered Langley Field shows the YB-17 bomber arriving for testing. Long-range flight training to such distant destinations as Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1938 helped make the powerful warplane a mainstay of the American air corps in World War II.

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