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Boeing B-29 Superfortress (N69972)

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Doc with a low approach along Runway 36 during War Bird Air Show.........

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Colin Seftel
Any ideas why the main landing gear doors are open?
sam kuminecz
Gear is retracting or dropping.
roland pfeifer
another of those tough WWII war birds
Don Lynch
Great! The only thing better would be driving this beauty.
Joseph Lakatos
And that is one of the two remaining airworthy B-29's. (The other is "Fifi")
Kirk Wittmayer
Have a question for all you old war bird buffs. During a bombing mission, and all are in formation, the order "bombs away" is givin. At that point of release, does the plane rise with less weight?
Greg Zelna
Check out that finish.....
"I'm going to polish the plane"
"see you in three months........."
Saw the other flyable B-29, Fifi at TICO airshow a few years back. Amazing to see and touch these pieces of history......
sam kuminecz
Kirk, yes, performance increases with payload dropped.
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