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B-47

A long-range, 6-engine, jet-powered strategic bomber designed to carry nuclear bombs. The first B-47 flew on 17 December, 1947 and entered service with the U.S. Air Force’s Strategic Air Command in 1951. The B47 never saw combat as a bomber but was a mainstay for SAC during the late 1950’s and early 1960’s

Of the B-47E model, a total of 1,341 were built (Boeing-Wichita=691, Douglas-Tulsa=264 and Lockheed-Marietta=386)

Type: Medium Bomber

Powerplant: J-47-GE-25

Max speed: 606 mph

Ceiling: 40500’

Range: 4000 miles

Gross Weight: 206700 lbs

Weapons: 10000 lb of bombs, 2 20mm cannon

Span: 116’

Length: 108’

Height: 28’