A new page has been added! It will be used as an index for our soon-to-be-added library regarding the ARC-5 Command Radio Set. Currently, it includes a set of drawings for a standard 7-pin ARC transmitter plug. View it here: ARC-5 Command Radio Set
-February 27th, 2017
We are currently assembling the ARC-5 Command Set, used for general radio communication on the B-17. We have currently purchased two transmitters, a transmitter rack, and various parts. They will be added to our Parts Inventory Page soon!
-February 25th, 2017
Work on Bulkhead 3 has begun. This bulkhead holds the instrument panel, vent assembly, rudder pedals for pilot and co-pilot, and much more.
-February 20th, 2017
The group has been working on converting all of the original Boeing drawings for the B-17G into 3D models for over three months. Work for the main instrument panel has just begun!
-January 11th, 2017
Fundraising has begun! You may donate on GoFundMe, by following this link.
We have also just recieveed our two New-In-Box Interphone Jack boxes! You can see them from our Parts Inventory Page.
-November 11th, 2016
Fundraising will begin on November 11th, 2016.
The Oil Temperature Gauges have arrived! You can read more by accessing our instrument inventory!
We have also just ordered a PDI Gauge. Arrival date is unknown. This will be coupled with the C-1 Autopilot, when it is purchased.
-November 5th, 2016
We have just purchased 5 Oil Temperature Guages. They will arrive in approximately a week and a half, shipped from Canada. All of them need to be repaired, however I expect that it will take a minimal amount of time and effort, mostly cleaning the inner workings and glass.
In other news, the site is now "suitable" enough for us to consider a date for the start of the fundraising for the C-1 Autopilot. The date will remain to float a short while, however fundraising can be expected to begin sometime in the next two weeks.
-November 3rd, 2016
We will be starting fundraising for the C-1 Autopilot in approximately two weeks. We are using Kickstarter to fundraise, so we need to raise all the money for the autopilot within thirty days, or we won't receive a cent. Start date is subject to change. Here's some info on the C-1 Autopilot. Our start date largely depends on when this site is deemed "suitable" and no longer needs daily updates in the source files. If you're new or interested, please contact us!
-October 27th, 2016
The C-1 Autopilot