Aviation Photo #2056478 North American B-45C Tornado - USA - Air Force

[ Medium Large ]
2,338 of 3,160
Sponsor Message
Sponsor Message
North American's B-45 was the first jet bomber for the USAF, serving SAC from 1950 till 1959, but quickly superseded in the nuclear role during the early 50s by the B-47 Stratojet. A total of 143 were built, most 'C' models being completed as RB-45C reconnaissance aircraft, although this example was used latterly by Pratt & Whitney for engine testing, being flown to the Museum in 1971. Now housed inside in the marks of 47th BW (Light), which based B-45s at RAF Sculthorpe from 1952-58
  • Add To Album
  • Like (27)
  • Photog's Choice
  • Cross-Data
    Richard Vandervord
    USA - Air Force
    North American B-45C Tornado
    North American B-45 Tornado
    North American B-45 Tornado
    North American
    Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB (Wright AFB)
    August 1973
  • Correction
[ Medium Large ]
Distinct Views: 4,354
Photo Added: January 29, 2012

Explore Other Great Photos

Photo Albums Containing This Photo

The very best photos of military aviation.
981   Ireland
Views 411.7K
Likes 3
Photos 14K
Updated 38 minutes ago
groovy paint
Views 14.1K
Likes 0
Photos 536
Updated 8 hours ago