B-29 MO Martin-Omaha'B-29-35-MO BOCKSCA'R
USAF Museum at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.
- Silverplate" (atomic bomb carrier) conversion.
- 509th Composite Group aircraft that dropped the Atomic Bomb on Nagasaki August 9, 1945.
- Put into storage at Davis-Monthan AFB, Tucson, Arizona in September 1946.
- note There was some confusion between this aircraft and "The Great Artiste".
- Reportedly, "The Great Artiste" was originally earmarked as the Nagasaki bomber and was to be set aside for preservation.
- Some photographs show "Bockscar" in storage with The "The Great Artiste's" numbers on the fuselage.
- Last flight was in September 1961 from DMAFB to the USAF Museum (with the number 89 on the fuselage).
- Aircraft is fully restored and on permanent display in it's correct markings.
- The original "The Great Artiste" was damaged in a landing accident on September 3, 1948 at Goose Bay, Labrador.The aircraft was scrapped on the base