B-29 Superfortresses

GRANDSON OF ENOLA GAY COMMANDER FLIES REFURBISHED B-29 72 YEARS AFTER HIROSHIMA MISSION

GRANDSON OF ENOLA GAY COMMANDER FLIES REFURBISHED B-29 72 YEARS AFTER HIROSHIMA MISSION

Taking control of the aircraft means Brig. Gen. Paul Tibbets IV has now flown the only two currently operational B-29s,… Read More

7 years ago

GRANDSON OF ENOLA GAY COMMANDER TO FLY B-29 DOC AT WINGS OVER WHITEMAN AIRSHOW

Brig. Gen. Paul Tibbets IV is the grandson of Brig. Gen. Paul Tibbets Jr., who was commander of the B-29… Read More

7 years ago

THIS PHOTO OF B-36 CREWS STANDING ON TOP OF THE BOMBER WING CLEARLY SHOWS WHY THE PEACEMAKER WAS THE LARGEST PISTON ENGINE AIRCRAFT EVER PRODUCED

The 163-foot-long B-36 Peacemaker, with its 230-foot wingspan and six rear-facing compound radial engines, dwarfed every other warplane in America’s… Read More

7 years ago

THE STORY OF THE B-29 SUPERFORTRESS NAVIGATOR WHO PHOTOGRAPHED THE FIRST NUCLEAR MISSION

The first nuclear mission The following article was originally titled Atomic Exposure: USAAF navigator photographed first nuclear missions and was written… Read More

8 years ago