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Review of B-17 Time DVD

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B-17 Time has 4 main segments. First is 2013 operations in Cincinnati with B-17G Aluminum Overcast. This aircraft is operated by the EAA and sells rides for flights in the area. We will see a exclusive great start-up sequence on the sunny side in the morning, and watch a few take-offs, fly overs and landings.

Next we turn back the clock to 2007 and enjoy a ride in "Liberty Belle" from Mt. Comfort, Indiana. In this segment you will see a little bit of ground shots, then board the plane for a good view of the interior, the crew, and outside views of the 4 engines, and ground below. Experience views from the nose, and behind the pilot and co- pilot as well. This is an interesting and thrilling segment. A few years after this was video taped, the aircraft caught fire and had to make an emergency landing in a field. So this segment is somewhat historic.

The third segment is historic film of "The Memphis Belle". This is not a complete film, but runs about 18 minutes and has the

Overall rating for this DVD? 5 Star Excellent
4 Star Very Good
3 Star Good
2 Star Fair
1 Star Poor

The rest is optional but appreciated.

In your opinion, how was the narration level? There was no narration.
Just enough.
Could have used more.
A little too much.
Way too much.
Narration can be turned off.

Aside from the content of the DVD, how would you rate the image quality (sharpness, camera steadiness, etc)? Poor.
A little rough around the edges.

How would you rate the VALUE of this video? Overpriced for the amount of enjoyment I got out of it.
Seemed a little high, but not too bad.
Good value.
Excellent value!

Last question. Would you recommend this DVD to others? Definitely not!
Not unless they REALLY were interested in the subject matter.
A "Must Have"!

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