Aviation Photo #1354776: Boeing KB-50J Superfortress - USA - Air Force


Photo 4,260 of 4,263 by Steve Brimley
  • Flightline Aviation Media - Bruce Leibowitz
    USA - Air Force
    Boeing KB-50J Superfortress
    Boeing B-29/B-50 Superfortress (345)
    Boeing B-29/B-50 Superfortress (345)
    Boeing
    16148
    49-0372
    Tucson - Davis-Monthan AFB (Municipal)
    Arizona
    USA
    February 21, 2008
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#1354776
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May 13, 2008
Caption
"Four turnin' and Two burnin'!" This is a B-50 that had been modified for use as an aerial refueling tanker. The extra jet engines allowed it to speed up to keep pace with the smaller fighters it had to refuel.
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1024px
Height
683px

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Comments (1)

Anonymous
8 years ago
Thta is one massive beauty