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JOHN THOMAS (king57)
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B-29 FIFI

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FIFI B-29 
 

 
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Engine abd props 
 

 
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FIFI's glass nose 
 

 
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Close up of nose 
 

 
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Close up of engine and prop 
 

 
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Bombs in bomb bay 
 

 
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Front bomb bay looking forward. B-29's had two bomb bays 
 

 
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Bomb bay looking forward 
 

 
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FIFI's cockpit 
 

 
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Nortion bomb sight 
 

 
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More of cockpit 
 

 
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Radio Gear 
 

 
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Side view FIFI 
 

 
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Nose 
 

 
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More of nose 
 

 
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Right side engines  
 

 
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Tail 
 

 
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FIFI's tail 
 

 
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Rear view 
 

 
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Side view 
 

 
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Rear view 
 

 
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Side gunner window 
 

 
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Engine exhaust details 
 

 
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Close up main landing gear 
 

 
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Close up of exhaust 
 

 
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FIFI front view 
 

 
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Allegheny County Airport, note sign on left, rides for $595 dollars. County Airport build in 1933 
 

 
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FiFi the only flying B-29 
 

 
 

Comments

20. November 2016, 14:20
JOHN THOMAS
FIFI is the only flying B-29 in the whole world. It is not a War Vet and did not see any action. It was built in late 1945 and was used in training State side. It came to Pittsburgh for a visit in mid June this year and for $600 dollars you could go for a ride. I did not have $600 dollars but it went up full each time. I could not get any flying photos this day as the weather turned bad later in the day. Note how dull the Aluminum Finish is
20. November 2016, 14:40
gorbygould
Love looking at your photos John. Seeing a B-29 is the main reason I want to go to the 'American Air Museum' in Duxford (England) I think it's the only one in Britain.
20. November 2016, 14:56
Marcel Klemmer
Thank you for the sum of interesting picutures. I think the FIFI is still not the one and only B-29 in the air, the second is the B-29 DOC. And now I have to explanin my wife a trip in the US.... :)
20. November 2016, 14:56
Bill Spargo
Great photos of this special bomber, thanks for sharing John
4. May 2017, 04:36
JOHN THOMAS
Bill, you are welcome
4. May 2017, 12:13
Holger Kranich
Are you the stately guy on pic 14, John?
4. May 2017, 12:41
JOHN THOMAS
Holger, no not me. I am taking the photo
4. May 2017, 16:52

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