Aircraft Photo of 53-2280 / 0-32280 | Boeing B-47E Stratojet | USA - Air Force | #2103
Registration / Serial:53-2280
Alternate Registration:0-32280
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing B-47 Stratojet (450)
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing B-47 Stratojet (450)
Aircraft Version:Boeing B-47E Stratojet
C/n (msn):4501093
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB / Wright AFBMap
Region / Country:Ohio, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KDWF   IATA: -   Local: DWF   Other: -
Collection:United States Air Force Museum
Photo Date:August 1973
Photo by:Richard Vandervord
Photo ID: 2103
Photo Comment

Used as a test bed at Wright-Patterson AFB under the designation JB-47E in the 1960s, this was the first USAF aircraft with a fly-by-wire control system. Added to the Museum in 1969 and displayed until 2003, latterly inside, when replaced by RB-47H 53-4299. Now stored outside the Museum's Restoration Hangar

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