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...
- 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...
- "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...
- Great Bend Airfield to be site of memorial for B-29 Bomber. // Air Power History;Spring99, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p77
Reports that the members of the B-29 Memorial Committee chose the Great Bend Army Airfield in Kansas as the site of a memorial to the B-29 bomber.
- Rediscovered B-29 ready for flight. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/29/1994, Vol. 141 Issue 9, p72
Reports on the discovery of a B-29 aircraft which crash landed on a frozen lake in Thule, Greenland, in 1947. Total number of B-29's constructed by Boeing Co.; Scheduled flight of bomber; Installation of new engines; Other equipment replaced.
- Lightning's Long Takeoff Roll. Lundin, Steve // Aviation History;Jul2011, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p16
The article discusses the difficulties associated with the restoration of an English Electric Mach 2 fighter plane, the English Electric Lightning T.5. The author provides information on the original construction and design of this class of aircraft. Financial problems associated with the...