ELLY SALLINGBOE WINS AWARD

Keeper of Duxford’s B-17 honoured

LASTmonth saw Elly Sallingboe awarded the Transport Trust LifetimeAchievement Award for her efforts to keep the UK’s only B-17, Sally B,in the air.Since1975, Elly has kept the four-engined bomber in full flying conditiondespite immense financial struggles. She said, “When it comes to achoice between paying bills owed on the house, or buying components forSally B, the B-17 has always won.”www.sallyb.org.uk