Air Refueling Archive

Huge Collection of Air Refueling Pictures


Here are some pictures of KB-29s and crew that were assigned TDY to the United Kingdom in the fall of 1949. The full story is unclear, but it appears that these KB-29s were fitted with British refueling equipment and then flown north for cold weather trials. Expert comments welcomed in the comment section below. All photos courtesy Paul Lee.

KB-29 (1) KB-29 (2) KB-29 (3) KB-29 (4) KB-29 (5) KB-29 (6) KB-29 (7) KB-29 (8)

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Paul Lee

August 12, 2013 - Posted by | 1940s, History, KB-29

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  1. The KB-29s were used to make the first in air refueling of F-84 jets flying from USA to Korea 1950 And were used for other refueling in Korea I also have a1/72 scale model of KB-29 with drogue chute on it.

    Comment by Capt James Nelson USAFR | October 29, 2013 | Reply

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