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Hobbs, New Mexico: Flying Fortress of the Plains

Metal cutout sculpture is on the site of the WWII Hobbs Army Air Field. Artist Brian Norwood created the 82-ft. long Boeing B-17 bomber in 2008.

73008348 N Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, NM
Hwy 18 and Guadalupe St. North of the golf course entrance, 500 feet west of the highway.
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B-17 Bomber art.

Metal Plane Sculpture

Large metal art plane in an open field.

[Donna and Bill Blum, 01/31/2015]

It's on the site of a World War II bomber training base for the US Army. Along with the B-17, there are cutouts of servicemen, pilots, a wind sock, and an American flag.

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