"Starduster" is a WWII combat veteran with 10 months of flying over Nazi occupied Europe. After the war "Starduster" was transferred 12 times in as many years. In 1956 "Starduster" was sold to the Bolivian Government as a transport plane. A landing gear failure cause a rebuild with another B-17 and became a cargo place, where she transported beef carcasses over the Andes and had a cargo door built into the side where the waist gunners position is located.
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