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ELLY SALLINGBOE WINS AWARD

PUBLISHED: 17:48 15 July 2008 | UPDATED: 13:54 10 October 2012

Keeper of Duxford's B-17 honoured

LAST

month saw Elly Sallingboe awarded the Transport Trust Lifetime

Achievement Award for her efforts to keep the UK’s only B-17, Sally B,

in the air.Since

1975, Elly has kept the four-engined bomber in full flying condition

despite immense financial struggles. She said, “When it comes to a

choice between paying bills owed on the house, or buying components for

Sally B, the B-17 has always won.”www.sallyb.org.uk

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