B-29

 

B-17

The B-29 was the heaviest bomber used in thewar. They were the first bombers with pressurized cabins. The first B-29 flew on September 21,1942 They began bombing Japan from China in 1944. The first atomic bombs were dropped by B-29 over Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Manufacturer: Boeing

Engines: 4 2200HP WR 3350

Speed:357MPH

Length: 99ft

Range: 3,250mi

Wingspan: 141.3ft

Weight: 110,000lbs(max)

Ceiling: 31,850ft

Armaments: 13 machine guns, 20,000lbs