Watch an RC B-17 Bomber Take Fire From a Massive Apple Cannon

Will it survive?
Derya Ozdemir

Have you ever thought about how many apples would it take to take down a relatively massive remote-controlled plane? Or could it actually survive a few shots? The answer has come in the form of a highly entertaining and informative video.

The team over at YouTube channel FliteTest built a giant B-17 remote-controlled bomber, also called Flying Fortress. This American heavy bomber, which was used during World War II, was created by the Boeing Aircraft Company in response to a 1934 Army Air Corps request that called for a four-engined bomber at a period when two engines were the norm. The team's model is fully functional, and while this video won't take you through every step of the remote-controlled bomber's development and construction, you'll get to see it put against multiple apples fired from an air cannon. If you're curious to see more and simply want to have a good time, make sure you watch the video embedded above, and as always, enjoy.

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