B-17G Flying Fortress

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  How do you get a B-17 Flying Fortress into your home or office? In a Plane Bricks box of course! Introducing the B-17G Flying Fortress, designed and built by our Master Builder Jonah Padberg, this historically accurate B-17 kit made with genuine LEGO® parts, will make your home or office "the bomb!" Plus, did you know we offer customization so that you can make your B-17 look like you want it to? It is a bit extra in price and restrictions do apply, but where else can you get that?  The first B-17 took off in 1935 from Boeing field in Seattle, Washington. Seattle Times reporter, Richard Smith dubbed it the Flying Fortress and Boeing made sure the name stuck. The B-17 went from design board to flight test in less than a year! It served the U.S. Army during WWII as 12,726 were made. American Commander in Europe, General Carl Spaatz said, "without the B-17, we may have lost the war."   Difficulty level: Expert (Level 4 of 5)   Features - 10 minifigures; Pilot, co-pilot, navigator, bombardier/nose gunner, flight engineer/top turret gunner, radio operator, waist gunners (2), ball turret gunner, and tail gunner - 20 brick built bombs - Functioning air brakes, ailerons, elevators, and rudder. - Opening bomb bay doors - Opening tail door - Opening doors leading to the cat walk - Retractable landing gear - Fully detailed interior - Built to Minifigure scale (1/38 scale) - Functioning props   Dimensions - Length 25'' 1/2'' - Width 31'' 1/2'' - Height 8''     All building kits come disassembled   What's in the box? - Complete color printed building instructions - 2,281 new-condition LEGO® brand bricks and parts - Custom vinyl die-cut stickers - A sheet of brick red sticker and a sheet of bullet hole stickers - Certificate of authenticity - 20'' of string   Due to this business being in it's beginning stages, all kits are assembled upon order and may take 2-3 weeks to ship.