B29

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  1. Torch

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    Been a way cool day, B29 flew a couple times over the house, what an awesome sight and sound. Have my camera ready this time just in case.
     
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    Yep! Fifi is in town!
     
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    I had thought that the B-29s had the turbo-compound R-3350s, but they didn't have them yet in WW2. They used two of the B-17 style turbochargers. I believe the turbo-compound engines would have a different exhaust note.
     
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    Will be visiting the Enola Gay tomorrow...
     
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    After WWII it got the Pratt & Whitney R-4360 and became the B-50.
    Boeing B-50 Superfortress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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