Boeing B-29 Superfortress

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B-29 Superfortress
B-29 in flight.jpg
A USAAF B-29 Superfortress
Role Strategic bomber
Manufacturer Boeing
First flicht 21 September 1942[1]
Introduction 8 Mey 1944
Retired 21 Juin 1960
Status 1 airworthy, 1 in restoration, an several in whole or pairt in museum collections
Primar uisers United States Army Air Forces
United States Air Force
Royal Air Force
Produced 1943–1946[2]
Nummer biggit 3,970
Unit cost
US$639,188[3]
Variants Aw models
KB-29 Superfortress
XB-39 Superfortress
Boeing XB-44 Superfortress
Boeing B-50 Superfortress
Tupolev Tu-4

The B-29 Superfortress is a fower-ingine propeller-driven hivy bomber designed bi Boeing that wis flewn primarily bi the Unitit States toward the end o Warld War II an during the Korean War.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. LeMay and Yenne 1988, p. 60.
  2. "Boeing B-29." Boeing. Retrieved: 5 August 2010.
  3. Knaack 1988, p. 486.