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Boeing B-29 Superfortress (N69972)



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Awesome picture - wish I were there!
roland pfeifer
Why were most of them not painted except for the nose art.
Theo Barker
Roland, in a word: weight, primarily.
marylou anderson
What a great airsho that must have been. Keep the great pics coming!
Joseph Immermann
Roland - by late in the war our bases in England were not nearly as vulnerable to attack, so camo no longer needed as much from that standpoint, and the bomber formations had such a massive visual signature from the exhaust contrails that camo did not really matter much in the air either. I suppose if you were a straggler flying alone you would want camo, but for the most part late in the war it was just not as necessary.
Mark Loupe
Most paint for those size aircraft weigh between 2-4000#. It saves fuel and maintenance.
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Date Avion Provenance Destination Départ Arrivée Durée
18-09-2017 UnknownJoint Base Andrews ()Mc Connell Afb () 12h47 EDT 17h00 CDT (?) 5:12
17-09-2017 UnknownJoint Base Andrews ()Joint Base Andrews () 12h11 EDT 12h24 EDT (?) 0:12
16-09-2017 UnknownJoint Base Andrews ()Joint Base Andrews () 11h58 EDT 12h12 EDT (?) 0:14
15-09-2017 UnknownJoint Base Andrews ()Joint Base Andrews () 12h11 EDT 12h25 EDT (?) 0:13
12-09-2017 UnknownCessna Acft Field ()Joint Base Andrews () 11h25 CDT 17h59 EDT (?) 5:33
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