Aircraft Photo of 49-351 / 0-90351 | Boeing WB-50D Superfortress | USA - Air Force | AirHistory.net #840
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:49-351
Alternate Serial:0-90351
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):16127
Operator Titles:USA - Air Force
Aircraft Name:Flight of the Phoenix
Location
City / Airport:Atwater - CastleMap
Region / Country:California, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KMER   IATA: MER   Local: MER   Other: -
Collection:Castle Air Museum
 
Photo Date:18 September 2014
Photo by:Peter de Jong
Photo ID: 840
Photo Comment

The B-29 Superfortress was arguably the most advanced aircraft of WWII. The B-50 was a postwar variant, used as a bomber, tanker, reconnaissance and weather reconnaissance aircraft.

This photo is copyright © Peter de Jong, and may not be used or published in any way without permission.

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