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The Convair B-36 "Peacemaker"[N 1] was a strategic bomber built...

wikipedia - 07 Nov 2016
The Convair B-36 "Peacemaker"[N 1] was a strategic bomber built by Convair and operated solely by the United States Air Force (USAF) from 1949 to 1959. The B-36 is the largest mass-produced piston-engined aircraft ever built. It had the longest wingspan of any combat aircraft ever built, at 230 ft (70.1 m). The B-36 was the first bomber capable of delivering any of the nuclear weapons in the U.S. arsenal from inside its four bomb bays without aircraft modifications. With a range of 10,000&#
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Tinker Celebrates 75 Years: Convair B-36 'Peacemaker' aircraft profile

DVIDS (press release) - 27 Nov 2017
The Convair B-36 “Peacemaker” was a six-engine, very heavy bomber produced to meet specifications issued by the Army Air Corps on April 11, 1941, for what appeared at the time an impossible task: an intercontinental bomber. Four answers to the proposal ...
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The Flight of The Last B-36 Peacemaker

Avgeekery (blog) - 07 Jul 2017
The United States Air Force operated several versions of the Convair B-36 “Peacemaker” from 1949 to 1959. Unique in design, size, capability, and configuration, the B-36 is still the largest mass-produced piston-engine aircraft ever built. With a ...
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Agua en la luna y extinción de una especie

Juventud Rebelde - 22 Jun 2018
Los B-29 hicieron 20 mil salidas en Corea y soltaron 200 000 toneladas de bombas. El B-29 pronto se quedó obsoleto por la invención y desarrollo del motor a reacción. Con la llegada del Convair B-36 Peacemaker, quedó relegado a un segundo puesto de ...
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Czy Niemcy skonstruowali latające spodki? - 05 Jun 2018
Na kartonie zawierającym model pokazano fantastyczną scenę odpierania przez latający dysk ataku bombowców Convair B 36Peacemaker” - którego prototyp wzbił się w powietrze dopiero 8 sierpnia 1946 roku - sugerując, że gdyby wojna potrwała dłużej, ...
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B-58 Hustler: The Air Force's Cold War Nuclear Bomber Blunder

The National Interest Online (blog) - 24 Mar 2018
Convair had broken into the bombing game with the B-36 Peacemaker, which played the role of the USAF's long-range strategic bomber for much of the 1950s. Huge and slow, the B-36 could cross oceans while carrying a hydrogen bomb, making it central to ...
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This bomber made the B-52 look puny

We Are The Mighty (blog) - 14 Jul 2017
That plane was the Convair B-36 Peacemaker. A prototype B-52 next to a B-36 Peacemaker. (U.S. Air Force photo). The Peacemaker was immense, according to a fact sheet from the National Museum of the Air Force: Its wingspan was 230 feet (compared to ...
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Elmer Bernard “Bernie” Ratzlaff, 87

Adams County Extra - 09 Feb 2018
During the Korean War, he labored on Convair B-36 “Peacemaker” strategic bombers. In 1954, Bernie married Marilyn Misner. The couple had three children: Terrilyn, Kirk and Kathleen. Terrilyn and Kirk were born in Henderson, Nebraska. Kathleen was born ...
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When The Air Force Declared Nuclear War On Nevada

Avgeekery (blog) - 22 Nov 2017
Air Force aircraft involved in the testing and support activities shown in the film include Boeing B-29 Superfortress particle sniffers, B-50 Superfortress delivery bombers, and B-47 Stratojet bombers, Convair B-36 Peacemaker bombers, North American B ...
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Convair B-36J Peacemaker

Air & Space Magazine - 21 Feb 2015
The B-36 was designed toward the end of World War II as a strategic bomber with intercontinental range. The airplane made its maiden flight in August 1946, and Strategic Air Command received its first operational B-36 in 1948. It was the biggest U.S. ...
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Watch: RB-36 Pilot Recounts Flying The “Peacemaker” For SAC

Avgeekery (blog) - 14 Nov 2017
RB-36s (variants RB-36B, RB-36D, RB-36E, RB-36F, and RB-36H) carried additional crew members who were all dedicated to the reconnaissance mission. RB-36 forward bomb bays were replaced by a pressurized manned compartment equipped with 14 ...
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How planes go to die

PanARMENIAN.Net - 21 Jul 2017
By May of 1946, more than 600 B-29 Superfortresses and 200 C-47 Skytrains had been moved to Davis-Monthan. Some were preserved and returned to action in the Korean War, others were scrapped. In 1956, the first Convair B-36 Peacemaker aircraft ...
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The Ten Largest Aircraft Ever Built

Jalopnik - 27 Feb 2015
Convair B-36 "Peacemaker". Advertisement. The peacemaker is the largest piston-engined mass produced aircraft ever built, and was one of the first to carry (but not be powered) by a nuclear reactor. Why? Cold War insanity, that's why. Suggested By: ...

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