Aircraft Photo of 52-2220 | Convair B-36J Peacemaker | USA - Air Force | AirHistory.net #58638
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:52-2220
Aircraft Original Type:Convair B-36 Peacemaker
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair B-36 Peacemaker
Aircraft Version:Convair B-36J Peacemaker
C/n (msn):361
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB / Wright AFB (closed)Map
Region / Country:Ohio, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: -   IATA: -   Local: DWF   Other: -
Collection:National Museum of the US Air Force
 
Photo Date:17 August 2013
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 58638
Photo Comment

The bomb bay of the B-36 almost seems more reminiscent of the interior of a giant cathedral than a space designed to carry 86,000lb of a conventional or nuclear payload (almost 10x that of a B-17!). This B-36 is on display at the incredible National Museum of the USAF.

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