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MAN O' WAR

026 23A.1

Serial #
44-84076
Model
B-29B-60 BA Bell-Atlanta
Current Location
Strategic Air and Space Museum, Nebraska
Status:
Displayed












HISTORY

Accepted: 4 August 1945 - Bell Aircraft, Atlanta, Georgia
Assigned: August 1945 - 2nd AF / 17th BOTW / 458th BG (VH) - (Walker AAF)
Assigned: September 1945 - ATSC / 4121st AAFBU / San Antonio Air Depot (SAAD) - (Kelly AAF)
Assigned: November 1945 - ATSC / 4196th AAFBU / Sacramento Air Depot (SAD) sub depot - (Victorville AAF)
Stored / cocooned
Assigned: May 1946 - ATSC / 4117th AAFBU / Warner Robins Air Depot (WRAD) - (Robins AAF)
Stored
Assigned: August 1946 - ATSC / 4119th AAFBU / Mobile Air Depot (MAD) sub depot - (Brookley AAF)
Stored
Assigned: April 1947 - SAC / 15th AF / 97th BG - (Smoky Hill AAF)
(Triangle-O)
Assigned: October 1947 - SAC / 15th AF / 28th BG (M) - (Rapid City AAF)
(Triangle-S)(Percussion Steamboat)
Deployed: 19 July 1948 / 19 October 1948 - (RAF Scampton)
Show of force during Berlin Blockade
Assigned: February 1949 - AMC / Sacramento Air Material Area - (McClennan AFB)
Assigned: September 1949 - AMC / Oklahoma City Air Material Area - (Tinker AFB)
Conversion to TB-29B
Assigned: March 1951 - ADC / 11th Radar Calibration Sqd - (Hamilton AFB)
Radar Site Evaluation & Calibration
Deployment to McChord AFB
Assigned: September 1952 - ADC / 112th Radar Calibration Sqd - (Hamilton AFB)
Deployed to March AFB
Assigned: February 1953 - ADC / Western Air Defense Force / 4th Radar Calibration Sqd - (Hamilton AFB)
Taxi accident (class 2): 17 March 1953 (ground collision) - Hamilton AFB, California
(Pilot: Lt Walter W Pine) - repaired
Assigned: March 1954 - ADC / 4754th Radar Evaluation Flight (ECM) - (Hamilton AFB)
Assigned: 8 July 1958 - ADC / 4754th Radar Evaluation Squadron - (Hamilton AFB)
Assigned: July 1959 - SAC / 3902nd Air Base Wing - (Offutt AFB)
Transferred: Strategic Air and Space Museum, Nebraska, Offutt AFB
Currently on display 1959 - present

- Displayed as 0-484076 / Man-O-War

  • Aircraft was recently put on indoor display.
  • Underside painted black.
  • No gun turrets installed.
  • Undergoing full restoration


Gallery

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