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Almost nothing went right: the first unsuccessful B-29 raid on Tokyo (led by former commander of Memphis Belle)
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Almost nothing went right: the first, unsuccessful B-29 raid on Tokyo (led by former commander of Memphis Belle)
Here’s why the B-29 remote controlled turrets were worse than B-17 and B-24 manned turrets in protecting the aircraft from enemy fighters
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Weapons
Here’s why the B-29 remote controlled turrets were worse than B-17 and B-24 manned turrets in protecting the aircraft from enemy fighters
The day 18 MiG-15s prevented a formation of TARZON-loaded B-29s to destroy two bridges over the Yalu River
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Weapons
The day 18 MiG-15s prevented a formation of TARZON-loaded B-29s to destroy two bridges over the Yalu River
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The California Parachute, the tail assembly that acted as (non-textile) parachute to retard the descent of both Little Boy and Fat Man atomic bombs
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Weapons
The California Parachute, the tail assembly that acted as (non-textile) parachute to retard the descent of both Little Boy and Fat Man atomic bombs
Did you know 414 B-29s were lost bombing Japan? For every Superfortress lost to the enemy, almost two were lost to accidents and crashes.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Did you know 414 B-29s were lost bombing Japan? For every Superfortress lost to the enemy, almost two were lost to accidents and crashes.
Did you know that in the 1960s China used the Soviet copy of the B-29 to intercept CIA B-17 and P-2 Spy Flights from Taiwan?
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Did you know that in the 1960s China used the Soviet copy of the B-29 to intercept CIA B-17 and P-2 Spy Flights from Taiwan?
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Impressive video shows USAF B-29 dropping the VB-13 Tarzon bomb, the American guided variant of the British 12,000-pound Tall Boy
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Weapons
Impressive video shows USAF B-29 dropping the VB-13 Tarzon bomb, the American guided variant of the British 12,000-pound Tall Boy
Former C-87 pilot remembers the disastrous beginning of B-29 operations against Japan
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former C-87 pilot remembers the disastrous beginning of B-29 operations against Japan
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The story of the T-12 Cloudmaker, the 44,000 lb earthquake bomb carried by the B-36 Peacemaker
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Weapons
The story of the T-12 Cloudmaker, the 44,000 lb earthquake bomb carried by the B-36 Peacemaker
Remembering the Washington bomber: why RAF never liked the iconic Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Remembering the Washington bomber: why RAF never liked the iconic Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Here’s why over Germany in 1943 the B-29 could have had a higher loss rate than the B-17 and B-24
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Here’s why the B-29 could have had a higher loss rate than the B-17 and B-24 over Germany in 1943
YB-29 Bomber Escorter
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
The story of Cross Country, the only YB-29 Bomber Escorter ever built
These photos show why the XF-85 Goblin “parasite” fighter was the most bizarre aircraft ever built
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
These photos show why the XF-85 Goblin “parasite” fighter was the most bizarre aircraft ever built
Here’s Why LeMay (and not MacArthur) Had Tactical Control of the Super Weapon that Played a Pivotal Role in Defeating Imperial Japan
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Here’s Why LeMay (and not MacArthur) Had Tactical Control of the Super Weapon that Played a Pivotal Role in Defeating Imperial Japan
Soviet MiG-15 Pilot explains how he was able to Shoot Down a USAF B-29 Bomber during the Korean War
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Soviet MiG-15 Pilot explains how he was able to Shoot Down a USAF B-29 Bomber during the Korean War
B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay
Aviation History / Military Aviation
THIS DAY IN AVIATION HISTORY: THE ENOLA GAY AND THE ATOMIC BOMBING OF HIROSHIMA
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