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HI I AM PAUL GRAHAM AND WELCOME TO MY BOEING B-29 SUPERFORTRESS PAGE. THIS PAGE IS DEDICATED TO THE PLANE THAT DROPPEDTHE ATOMIC BOMB AND WAS ALSO A HUGE HEAVY BOMBER.

For more information about the B-29 on-line, visit A History of B-29 Development from Joe Baugher's" Encyclopedia of American Military Aircraft".

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INFORMATION ON THE B-29
Type: 10 seat long-range Strategic Bomber/Reccon
Powerplant: four 2,200 hp (1641-kW) Wright R-3350-23-23A/-41Cyclone 18 turbocharged radial piston engines
Maximum Speed: 358mph (576 km/h) at 25,000 ft (7620m); criusing speed 230 mph (370 km/h)
Climb to 15,000 ft(4750m): 13 minutes
Service Ceiling: 31,850 (9710m)
Range: 3,250 miles (5230 km)
Weights:

Empty: 70,140lb (31815kg)

Max Take-off: 124,000lb (56245 kg)

Wing Span: 141 ft 3 in (43.05m)
Length: 99 ft 0 in (30.18 m)

Armament: 10 X 0.5 (12.7mm) machine guns (12 X .05: B-29A), 1 20mm cannon plus Bomb Load of 20,000 lb (9072 kg)

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