The B-29 Doc
- New Life for a B-29. O'Malley, James J. // American History;Oct2000, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p6
Reveals that the B-29 bomber airplane built during World War II will be restored at the Boeing Company's plant in Wichita, Kansas on May 18, 2000. Condition of the B-29 bomber; Performance of the B-29 bomber during World War II.
- World's Only B-29 Flies Again. // Flying;Feb2011, Vol. 138 Issue 2, p19
The article reports that Fifi, Boeing Co.'s B-29 Superfortress bomber, has been flying again in 2011.
- To War in a SUPERFORTRESS Part One. Jacoby, Ned // Air Classics;Jul2012, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p30
The article features the Boeing B-29 Superfortress super bombers. It presents narratives of failures of the B-29s, modifications and improvements before they were ready for combat, mentioning its use in the fire bombing that leveled cities in Japan in March 1944. Photographs are presented that...
- A Second B-29 to Fly in US. // Aviation News;Apr2015, p17
The article reports that the not-for-profit group 'Doc's Friends' is due to fly a Boeing B-29B Superfortress 44-69972 Doc aircraft, which is being restored at a facility in Wichita, Kansas, in the next few months as of April 2015.
- First Engine Start Completed For B-29 "Doc". Kauh, Elaine // AVweb;9/21/2015, Vol. 22 Issue 38a, p5
The article reports on the running of the B-29 Superfortress "Doc" bomber aircraft after its restoration by the non-profit group Doc's Friends and presents views of Tony Mazzolini, who discovered the Doc in the Mojave Desert, on the restoration of the aircraft.
- Ken's Korner. Hall, Ken // Antiques & Collecting Magazine;Nov2003, Vol. 108 Issue 9, p17
Presents news briefs concerning issues of interest to collectors as of November 2003. Discovery of a steamship that sank in a storm off the coast of Georgia in 1865; Restoration of the Enola Gay, the B-29 bomber plane that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan in 1945; Auction of vintage...
- B-29 "Doc" Ready For Engine Startup. Kauh, Elaine // AVweb;9/18/2015, Vol. 22 Issue 37b, p3
The article reports that the restoration team working on the B-29 Superfortress will go on live webcam for the first engine startups starting at 8AM in Wichita, Kansas where it is undergoing work at its hangar.
- "FIFI" MUST FLY! // Air Classics;Jan2007, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p16
The article reports on the effort of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) in Midland, Texas to save its B-29 aircraft named Fifi. Joe Jamieson, an inventor and industrialist, communicated with the CAF headquarters and pledged $2 million to help fund the project. In June 2006, it started to visit...
- Boeing's B-29: Birth of a bomber. Phillips, Edward H. // Aviation History;May98, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p38
Focuses on the effort of Boeing, an airline factory in Wichita, Kansas, in producing B-29 Superfortress bomber planes for World War II. Reason for choosing the Wichita site; Overview of several modifications made to the bomber; Account on the testing accident in 1943; Overview of the manpower...