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B-29 wreck in Lake Mead

Article about: I am in the CAF and to my knowledge Fifi (Our B-29) is the only one around. It is based in Midland, headquarters of the commerative Air force the restores and flys wwii aircraft. Bob Cason

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    I am in the CAF and to my knowledge Fifi (Our B-29) is the only one around. It is based in Midland, headquarters of the commerative Air force the restores and flys wwii aircraft. Bob Cason

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    Here is the one which is at IWM Duxford which I have admired many times:

    B-29 44-61748 Hawg Wild

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Quote by Robert F. Cason View Post
    I am in the CAF and to my knowledge Fifi (Our B-29) is the only one around. It is based in Midland, headquarters of the commerative Air force the restores and flys wwii aircraft. Bob Cason
    Yes "Fifi" is the only airworthy B29 Bob.

    List of surviving B-29 Superfortresses - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    Quote by Walkwolf View Post
    I saw a TV program a while a go that described their mission and
    subsequent crash into the lake. It involved the sun and an
    experimental measuring device............
    Yes they were testing the first sensors for heat seeking AAM's.

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