Aircraft Photo of 49-302 / 90302 | Boeing WB-50D Superfortress | USA - Air Force | AirHistory.net #35995
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:49-302
Alternate Serial:90302
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing B-29/B-50 Superfortress
Aircraft Version:Boeing WB-50D Superfortress
C/n (msn):16078
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:Burtonwood (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:None
Event:Armed Forces Day 1957
 
Photo Date:18 May 1957
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 35995
Photo Comment

B-50D converted to WB-50D weathership with observation turret on its upper fuselage. Red fin (in case of force landing in the Arctic) and "Weather" in fin stripe. Operated by the 53rd Weather Squadron based at Burtonwood.

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