B-29 Superfortress "Miss America 62"

Of the 3,970 B-29s were built during production, only a few have been preserved, restored, and are on static display. A total of about 22 complete B-29 airframes are currently on display in the United States.

One B-29A survivor, "Miss America 62", S/N 42-65281, is on display at the Jimmy Doolittle Air & Space Museum, Travis Air Force Base, California

The aircraft was built at the Glenn L. Martin Company's Omaha, Nebraska assembly line in December of 1944. After World War II, she flew with the 301st Bomb Group of the Strategic Air Command. During the Korean War, she flew with the 373rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron.

In 1956, the B-29 was transferred to the U.S. Navy's Naval Weapons Test Center at China Lake, California, as a target.

In late 1985, the B-29 was dismantled and loaded into a C-5 for the flight to the Travis Museum for restoration and display.

Complete Listing of Surviving B-29 Superfortress Aircraft

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Photographs of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress "Miss America 62"

Left right fuselage view of Boeing B-29A Superfortress "Miss America 62" at Travis AFB, California
Left right fuselage view of Boeing B-29A Superfortress "Miss America 62" at Travis AFB, California

Nose view of the B-29 Superfortress "Miss America 62" at the Doolittle Air Museum in California
Nose view of the B-29 Superfortress "Miss America 62" at the Doolittle Air Museum in California
Nose art on the Boeing B-29 Superfortress "Miss America 62"
Nose art on the Boeing B-29 Superfortress "Miss America 62"


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