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  • OSHKOSH: B-29 returns to AirVenture

    The last flyable Boeing B-29 Superfortress is scheduled to arrived at 14:00 at the AirVenture fly-in Oshkosh, Wisconsin...

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  • OSHKOSH: B-29 returns to AirVenture

    News | 26 Jul 2011 16:01 | Stephen Trimble

    The last flyable Boeing B-29 Superfortress is scheduled to arrived at 14:00 at the AirVenture fly-in Oshkosh, Wisconsin less than one year after returning from a five-year hiatus from the air show circuit.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-B-29-returns-to-AirVenture-359970/
  • Flight 100 - History 1939-1948

    News | 02 Jan 2009 00:01 | Bill Gunston

    The Second World War brought aerospace innovation on both sides, but the sound barrier remained intact until 1947http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Flight-100-History-1939-1948-320369/
  • Flight 100 - History 1949-1958

    News | 02 Jan 2009 00:01 | Bill Gunston

    Despite its problems, the Comet was a revolution in air transport. But this would be a decade of firsts, many of them Britishhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Flight-100-History-1949-1958-320368/
  • Video: Boeing B-29 model

    News | 07 May 2007 07:15

    <P align=left>Check out this video of a model <A href="http://www.boeing.com/history/boeing/b29.html" target=_blank>Boeing&nbsp;B-29 Superfortress</A>. The four-engine heavy bomber aircraft was flown by the United States Air Force (USAF) in World War II. <BR></P> <P align=left>The very talented model aircraft pilot demonstrates the capabilities of the B-29 while initially carrying another aircraft.</P> <P align=center> <OBJECT id=mediaPlayer height=240 width=320 classid=CLSID:6BF52A52-394A-11d3-B153-00C04F79FAA6><PARAM NAME="URL" VALUE="http://www.users.skynet.be/fa926657/files/B29.wmv"><PARAM NAME="rate" VALUE="1"><PARAM NAME="balance" VALUE="0"><PARAM NAME="currentPosition" VALUE="0"><PARAM NAME="defaultFrame" VALUE=""><PARAM NAME="playCount" VALUE="1"><PARAM NAME="autoStart" VALUE="-1"><PARAM NAME="currentMarker" VALUE="0"><PARAM NAME="invokeURLs" VALUE="-1"><PARAM NAME="baseURL" VALUE=""><PARAM NAME="volume" VALUE="50"><PARAM NAME="mute" VALUE="0"><PARAM NAME="uiMode" VALUE="minhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Video-Boeing-B-29-model-213674/
  • Rare birds

    News | 21 Dec 2004 00:00

    <p>An aviation treasure trove awaits visitors to the Udvar-Hazy Center in Washington, but the best is yet to come with more artifacts en route</p> <p>Under its vaulted, white-arched roof, the US National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center does not look half empty - or half full, depending on your viewpoint - but it is. The more than 1.7 million people who visited the museum in its first year would find it hard to believe that the centre is only half way to its goal of displaying 200 aircraft and a similar number of large space artifacts.</p> <p>From floor to ceiling, the cavernous hangar-style building seems chock-full of aircraft, aeroengines, spacecraft, missiles and other historically significant aerospace artifacts. But when the centre opened on 15 December last year, two days before the 100th anniversary of the Wright brothers' first powered flight only 82 aircraft were on display. Another 21, many from the museum's vertical flight collection, are now being moved in, takihttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rare-birds-191716/
  • Yeager puts pen to paper for fans

    News | 07 Sep 1998 23:00

    <p>A long queue formed at AlliedSignal's stand yesterday - and it didn't take long to find out why. </p> <p>Aviation legend General Charles 'Chuck' Yeager, the first man to go supersonic, was signing autographs, and everybody wanted to meet the man for whom the phrase 'the right stuff' was coined. </p> <p>Experimental </p> <p>Yeager became the first man officially to break the sound barrier when his rocket-powered Bell X-1 experimental aircraft was dropped from a Boeing B-29 Superfortress over the Californian desert almost exactly 50 years ago. </p> <p>And he did it with several cracked ribs as he had fallen off a horse the night before! </p> <p>Yeager will be signing autographs at the AlliedSignal stand (Hall 4, Stand F8) today between 11.30am and 12.15pm. </p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Yeager-puts-pen-to-paper-for-fans-41989/