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Dornier Do 17

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Dornier Do 17 bomber; Il-2 Cliffs of Dover Aircraft 2

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Last surviving Dornier 17 bomber arrives at RAF Museum Cosford

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Dornier 17 Down

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Dornier Do 17Z

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IL2 Dornier Do 17z

The Dornier Do 17, sometimes referred to as the Fliegender Bleistift, is a light bomber of Nazi Germany during World War II. It was produced by Claudius Dornier's company, Dornier Flugzeugwerke. The aircraft was designed as a Schnellbomber, a light bomber which, in theory, would be so fast that it could outrun defending fighter aircraft.