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  B-29A-55-BN "Jack's Hack" Serial Number 44-61975  

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NEAM 1979

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Justin Taylan 2008

Aircraft History
Built by Boeing. Constructor Number 11452. This B-29 was delivered too late to serve in overseas unit during World War II.

In service with the USAAF and USAF, this bomber served in training units until 1949, also was based in the United Kingdom and Libya, then put into storage until 1956. Its last flight was made to the US Army Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen Maryland, where it was to be used as a target. Instead stored disassembled at Aberdeen Proving Grounds from 1960-1973. Transported by truck from Aberdeen Proving Grounds to the New England Air Museum in 1973.

Since the aft fuselage was badly damaged, that portion was taken from B-29A Superfortress 44-61739 also in storage.

At the museum, it was in the process of being reassembled when the B-29 was damaged by a tornado on October 3, 1979.

Restored from 1984-2006 and displayed at the museum. Painted as "Jack's Hack".

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January 31, 2018


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