Walkaround #801

Boeing B-29 Superfortress 

Reference photos by Calvin Cochran

Fifi, nose from front stbd, GJT, July '88

 

      

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Calvin Cochran

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APU and waist section compartment heater, Fifi, GJT, July '88

Bomb bay, tunnel, looking fwd, non-standard swamp cooler, Fifi, GJT, July '88
Bomb bay, tunnel, wing spar, looking aft, Fifi, GJT, July '88

bombardier's control panel, Pueblo, date unknown

 

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bombardier's gun sight, Fifi, GJT, July '88

cockpit center console, Pueblo, date unknown
cockpit, co-pilot's side, Fifi, GJT, July '88
cockpit, looking aft, non-standard swamp cooler, Fifi, GJT, July '88

 

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cockpit, pilot's side, Fifi, GJT, July '88

cockpit, Pueblo, date unknown
engine detail, from outboard, Fifi, GJT, '92
engine detail, from outboard, Pueblo, CO Air Museum, date unknown

 

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engine inspection panel open, Fifi, GJT, July '88

engine inspection panels open, Fifi, GJT, July '88
engine oil cooler exhaust, Fifi, GJT,  July '88
Fifi, from front, GJT, July '88

 

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Fifi, lift-off, from stbd, GJT, September '92

Fifi, taxiing, from front stbd qtr, GJT, September '92
flight engineer's station, Fifi, GJT, July '88
flight engineer's station, Pueblo, date unknown

 

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Instrument panel, pilot, before restoration, Pueblo, date unknown

main gear bay fwd bulkhead, retraction strut, Fifi, GJT,     July '88
main gear, port, looking fwd, Fifi, GJT, July '88
navigator's station, left side, Fifi, GJT, July '88

 

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navigator's window, wall detail, Fifi, GJT, July '88

nose gear, from aft, Fifi, GJT, July '88
nose gear, from front, Fifi, GJT, July '88
nose section, port profile, Pueblo, date unknown

 

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nose section, stbd profile, Fifi, GJT, July '88

nose, close-up, Fifi, GJT,   July '88
pilot's sidewall detail, un-restored, Pueblo, date unknown
prop hub detail, from front, Fifi, GJT, July '88

 

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prop hub detail, from front, Pueblo, date unknown

tail detail, from port, Hill AFB, August '89
tail gunner escape hatch, from port, Fifi, GJT, July '88
tail skid, from aft, Fifi, GJT, July '88

 

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tail turret, escape hatch, from port, Pueblo, date unknown

tail turret, gun mount details, from aft, Pueblo, date unknown
top gunner's controls, Fifi, GJT, July '88
waist gunner's sight, close-up from left, Fifi, GJT, July '88

 

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waist gunner's sight, close-up from right, Fifi, GJT, July '88

waist gunner's station, stbd side, from aft, Fifi, GJT,     July '88
waist section, looking aft into tail, Fifi, GJT, July '88
waist section, looking fwd, available light, Fifi, GJT,      July '88

 

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waist section, looking fwd, fill flash, Fifi, GJT, July '88

 

Photos and text by Calvin Cochran