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Kirt Blattenberger, Webmaster - Airplanes and Rockets

Kirt Blattenberger


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Even during the busiest times of my life I have endeavored to maintain some form of model building activity. This site has been created to help me chronicle my journey through a lifelong involvement in model aviation, which all began in Mayo, MD ...

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B-24 Liberator Production at Ford's Willow Run Airplane Plant

A website visitor sent me a link to this video on the Fly by Night Videos website of Ford's Willow Run Airplane Plant for the B-24 Liberator. 110' wingspan, four 1,200 hp engines, 300+ mph, 3,000 mile range. The workers turned out one plane every 55 minutes at the height of production, including 1,225,000 parts. 8,685 B-24s were built. It is always amazing to see evidence of the patriotism and dedication that used to be so prevalent in America. Celebrities were proud of our country and its traditions, and many of them willingly and proudly served our country.

The Consolidated B-24 Liberator was an American heavy bomber, designed and largely built by the Consolidated Aircraft Company of San Diego, California. The B-24 ended World War II as the most produced American aircraft of history, at over 18,000 examples, thanks in large measure to Henry Ford and the harnessing of American industry and still holds the record as the most-produced American military or naval aircraft.[citation needed] The B-24 was used by several Allied air forces and navies, and by every branch of the American armed forces during the war, attaining a distinguished war record with its operations in the Western European, Pacific, Mediterranean, and China-Burma-India Theaters. - Wikipedia

This video is from the Willow Run Assembly Plant, run by Ford.

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