Boeing B29 Flying FortressHeavy Cockpit, Profiles and Logos

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The Boeing B-29 Superfortress was a four engined heavy bomber Development of the B-29 stared in 1938 with the first aircraft flying on 21st September 1942. The first aircraft were delivered in 1943 but had to be extensively modified before service. The aircraft initially had major problems with its engines but these were resolved during service. The first combat mission was on 5th June 1944 bombing railroad yards in Bangkok. On 6th August 1945 B-29 Enola Gay dropped the first Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and on 9th August B-29 Bockscar dropped the second bomb on Nagasaki. The final B-29 was retired in 1965 after 3,970 were built.