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B-29-50- BW Boeing-Wichita ''c/n 4452 42-24791 THE BIG TIME OPERATOR

Accepted: 17 October 1944 - Boeing Aircraft, Wichita, Kansas
Assigned: 20th AF / 313rd BW / 9th BG / 1st BS - (North Field)
(Circle-X) (4 / The Big Time Operator)
Stricken: 12 June 1950 (Robins AFB)
Assigned: NAS China Lake

  • Nose section in storage at the Seattle Museum of Flight.
  • Other components are stored at the USAF Museum.

  • Nose was displayed at the now closed Beale AFB Museum, California.
  • Nose was used as a source of parts for the Museum of Flight's B-29 restoration.
  • Nose was located outside behind the restoration building at the NEAM.
  • Nose is now in the QuestMasters Museum collection.
  • It is in poor condition.