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by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Warplanes of the Second World War preserved in the United States of America, Boeing B-29 Super Fortress

Warplanes of the Second World War preserved in the United States of America, Boeing B-29 Super Fortresses

The aim of this website is to locate, identify and document Warplanes from the Second World War preserved in the USA.  Many contributors have assisted in the hunt for these aircraft to provide and update the data on this website.  Photos are as credited.  Any errors found here are by the author, and any additions, corrections or amendments to this list of Warplane Survivors of the Second World War in the United States of America would be most welcome and may be e-mailed to the author at hskaarup@rogers.com.

Data current to 13 Nov 2018.

Boeing B-29 Super Fortresses preserved in the USA by aircraft type, serial number, registration number and location:

 (Alan Wilson Photo)

Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 42-65281), “Miss America ‘62”, Travis AFB, Fairfield, California.

 (Alan Wilson Photo)

Boeing RB-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 42-93967), "City of Lansford, PA".  Later converted to F-13. Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park, Cordele, Georgia.

 (Valder137 Photo)

Boeing B-29-45MO Superfortress (Serial No.44-27297), "Bockscar", National Museum of the United States Air Force, Dayton, Ohio. On 9 August 1945 this B-29 was flown by Charles W. Sweeney and dropped the Fat Man atomic bomb on Nagasaki.

Boeing B-29A Superfortress (Serial No. 44-62139), C/N 11616, fuselage only.  National Museum of the United States Air Force, Dayton, Ohio.

Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 44-27343), Tinker AFB, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

 (Alan Wilson Photo)

Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 44-61535), "Raz'n Hell", Castle Air Museum, Atwater, California. This is a composite aircraft using the tail of (Serial No. 44-61535), the outer wings of (Serial No. 44-84084), and the fuselage and inner wings of (Serial No. 44-70064).

 (Alan Wilson Photo)

Boeing B-29A-40BN Superfortress (Serial No. 44-61669), "Mission Inn", painted as (Serial No. 44-27353), which flew as an observation aircraft during the bombing of Hiroshima and the bombing of Nagasaki. March Field Air Museum, Riverside, California.

 (USAF Photo)

Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 44-61671), "The Great Artiste", Whiteman AFB, Knob Noster, Missouri.

 (Author Photo)

Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 44-61975), "Jack's Hack", New England Air Museum, Windsor Locks, Connecticut.

 (Author Photo)

Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 44-62022), B-29 piloted by Lt. Robert T. Haver and named "Peachy", Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum, Pueblo, Colorado.

 (Acroterion Photo)

Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 44-62070), "Fifi", Commemorative Air Force, Addison, Texas. Airworthy.

 (Articseahorse Photo)

Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 44-62220), "Joltin' Josie the Pacific Pioneer", Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas.

 (Articseahorse Photo)

Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 44-69729), "T Square 54", Museum of Flight, Seattle, Washington.

 (Calholguin109 Photo)
Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 44-69972), "Doc", Doc's Friends, Wichita, Kansas. Airworthy.

 (Author Photo)
Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 44-700160, "Sentimental Journey", Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona.

Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 44-70049), owned by Kermit Weeks and in storage at Aero Trader, Borrego Springs, California.

 (Jud McCranie Photo)
Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 44-70113), "Sweet Eloise", Dobbins ARB, Marietta, Georgia.

Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 44-84053), "Big Red", Museum of Aviation, Warner Robins, Georgia.

Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 44-84076), "Lucky Lady", Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum, Ashland, Nebraska.

 (Toastydave Photo)
Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 44-86292), "Enola Gay".  On 6 August 1945, "Enola Gay", accompanied by "The Great Artiste" and "Necessary Evil," dropped the Little Boy atomic bomb on Hiroshima.  This aircraft is preserved in the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Washington Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Virginia.

 (Jerry Gunner Photo)
Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 44-86408), "Hagarty's Hag", Hill Aerospace Museum, Ogden, Utah.

 (Michael Barera Photo)
Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 44-87627), "Bossier City", Barksdale Global Power Museum, Bossier City, Louisiana.

 (Greg Goebel Photo)
Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 44-87779), "Legal Eagle II", South Dakota Air and Space Museum, Rapid City, South Dakota.

 (Balon Greyjoy Photo)
Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 45-21748), "Duke of Albuquerque", National Museum of Nuclear Science and History, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

 (Netweave Photo)
Boeing B-29 Superfortress (Serial No. 45-21787), "Fertile Myrtle", Fantasy of Flight, Polk City, Florida.  Forward fuselage on display, remainder in storage.

Boeing B-29 Superfortress on display at an airshow in Vancouver, British Columbia, August 1945.  (City of Vancouver Archives Photo, AM640-S1-: CVA 260-1517)

Boeing B-29 Superfortress on display at an airshow in Vancouver, British Columbia, August 1945.  (City of Vancouver Archives Photo, AM640-S1-: CVA 260-1514)

Boeing B-29 Superfortress on display at an airshow in Vancouver, British Columbia, August 1945.  (City of Vancouver Archives Photo, AM640-S1-: CVA 260-1515)