Meet FIFI… At this time she’s the only flying B29 Superfortress in the WORLD. The B29 is mostly known for delivering their payloads over Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
The first Dallas CAF World War II Air Expo was held over the first weekend of...
There are two static displays of Wright R3350 Duplex Cyclone engines at the Doolittle museum. I took 109 photos and organized them by fore, aft, starboard, port, and fuel system. I am interested in technical information if anyone cares to share... manuals, identification of parts, etc. Here...
I have this 1/72 scale model B-29 Supefortress by Testors that does not have the instructions and list of parts. Would anyone have a pdf file of this info to share or could you point me to where it might be available? Thanks.
Haven't really studied the PTO very much, so I'm curious to hear you folks' opinions on this: Which late-war IJAF fighter had the best chance of successfully intercepting the B-29 Superfortress?
I know that while some of their best fighters like the Ki-84 Hayate, Ki-100 and N1K Shiden...
This was my last catch after FIFI spent 4 days at Deer Valley airport.
She flew directly overhead after making a turn to base for Deer Valley.
Plenty of flaps deployed.
Here is the linky:
The only flying B29 in the world was at Deer Valley airport in Phoenix, AZ November 14 15 16 17.
Man what a show.
Here is a short video of arrival then a takeoff and landing from the end of the runway.