Posted on March 11, 2018 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos
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This video shows pilots performing starting, cockpit control explanations, take off and cruising a B-29 Superfortress to altitude.

B-29 Superfortress Special Edition

Our B-29 Superfortress Special Edition PDF Download is PACKED with 2,384 pages containing NINE Wings & Airpower B-29 magazines, TEN official B-29 flight manuals & documents, and over 600 photos you won’t find anywhere else! Get yours today!

The B-29 is a four-engine propeller-driven designed by Boeing, flown primarily by the United States. It was one of the largest aircraft operational during the conflict and very advanced for its time. It had a pressurized cabin, all dual wheeled, tricycle landing gears, and a remote, electronic fire-control system that controlled 4 machine gun turrets. A manned tail gun installation was semi-remote.

The name “Superfortress” continued the pattern Boeing started with its well-known predecessor, the B-17 Flying Fortress. Designed for high-altitude strategic role, the B-29 also excelled in low-altitude nighttime incendiary missions. One of the B-29’s final roles was carrying out the atomic bomb drops on Japan.

B-29 “FIFI” Walkaround

B-29 Superfortress Special Edition

Our B-29 Superfortress Special Edition PDF Download is PACKED with 2,384 pages containing NINE Wings & Airpower B-29 magazines, TEN official B-29 flight manuals & documents, and over 600 photos you won’t find anywhere else! Get yours today!

Crawl through a B-29 Superfortress in flight

B-29 Superfortress Special Edition

Our B-29 Superfortress Special Edition PDF Download is PACKED with 2,384 pages containing NINE Wings & Airpower B-29 magazines, TEN official B-29 flight manuals & documents, and over 600 photos you won’t find anywhere else! Get yours today!

If you’d like to learn more about the organization that operates “Fifi”, please check the link here: http://commemorativeairforce.org/

This was the “Fifi” B-29 crew ww flew with in this episode:

  • Aircraft Commander – Steve Zimmerman
  • Co-Pilot – Neils Agather
  • Flight Engineer – Rick Garvis
  • Right scanner – Stuart Watkins
  • Left scanner – Miles Greif
  • Aft scanner – Don Boccaccio
  • Ground crew – Brad Pilgrim
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