Boeing B-54A Mock-up Photos and Drawings

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    A feature on the Boeing B-54A mock-up inspection of 1948 is now up at RetroMechanix.com:

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    The B-54A was the planned production version of the YB-50C and the final development of the B-29 Superfortress. It was powered by improved R-4360 Variable Discharge Turbine (VDT) radial engines and featured a larger wing span and longer fuselage, among many other changes. The article features 48 high resolution drawings and photos of this forgotten final development of the B-29/B-50 bomber series, ideal reference for those contemplating purchase of the Anigrand kit or modification of a B-29/B-50 kit. Enjoy!

    -Jared
     
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    vikingBerserker Well-Known Member

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    Excellent, thanks for posting this!
     
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    You're welcome! I hope the material is of interest to the forum and encourages further research into this obscure aircraft.
     
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    Very interesting, thank you for posting!:thumbright: :cool:
     
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    Cool !! Hadn't heard about this.

    Charles
     
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