Until recently, “Fifi” was the world’s only airworthy B-29 Superfortress. Operated by the Commemorative Air Force, this mighty bomber has now been joined in the skies by “Doc”, which flew again in 2016. If you like the Superfortress, you will love AirCorps Art’s vinyl poster of “Fifi”, which is available in several sizes ranging from […]
Years ago, I made a profile of the B-29 “Enola Gay”. She was a “Silverplate” B-29, modified for the atomic bombing mission. I hadn’t done any normal B-29s yet, but now the template has been improved and converted to standard B-29 configuration. Click on the image above to see the full-size template.
“Enola Gay” was the aircraft used to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. It was a B-29-45-MO, modified as “Silverplate” aircraft and belonged to the 393rd Bombardment Squadron, 509th Composite Group. It was flown by Col. Paul Tibbets.