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X-1-3 Being Mated To EB-50A Superfortress

(November 9, 1951) The third X-1 (46-064), known as "Queenie," is mated to the EB-50A (46- 006) at Edwards AFB, California. Following a captive flight on November 9, 1951, both aircraft were destroyed... more

Boeing B–29 Superfortress at the Aircraft Engine Research Laboratory

A Boeing B–29 Superfortress at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) Aircraft Engine Research Laboratory in Cleveland, Ohio. The B–29 was the Army Air Forces’ deadliest weapon during the latter... more

B-29 Superfortress Engine in the Altitude Wind Tunnel

The resolution of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress’ engine cooling problems was one of the Aircraft Engine Research Laboratory’s (AERL) key contributions to the World War II effort. The B-29 leapfrogged previous b... more

Boeing B-29 Superfortress at the Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory

The NACA’s Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory used a Boeing B-29 Superfortress as a testbed for ramjet investigations in the late 1940s. NACA Lewis conducted a wide variety of studies on ramjets to determine ba... more

B-29 Superfortress with Ramjet Missile

The NACA’s Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory used a Boeing B‒29 Superfortress as a testbed for ramjet investigations in the late 1940s. Lewis researchers conducted a wide variety of studies on ramjets to deter... more

D-558-2 being mounted to P2B-1S launch aircraft in hangar

Description (1954) This 1954 photograph shows a Douglas D-558-2 under the P2B-1S (Navy designation for a B-29) launch aircraft. The P2B-1S has been lifted on mechanical jacks in the hangar for a possible "... more

The crew in the cockpit of a B-52H Superfortress aircraft fly toward Darwin, Australia, where they will participate in Glad Customer '82 exercises

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLAD CUSTOMER '82 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Alex R. Taningco Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

The crew in the cockpit of a B-52H Superfortress aircraft fly toward Darwin, Australia, where they will participate in Glad Customer '82 exercises

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLAD CUSTOMER '82 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Alex R. Taningco Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

An air-to-air left side view of the XNB-36H bomber aircraft and a B-29 Superfortress chase plane during research and development taking place at the Convair Plant. The XNB-36H carries an on board nuclear reactor to test radiation for crew and aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Worth State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... more