Specifications for the
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Strategic Heavy Bomber
Focus Model: Boeing B-29A Superfortress
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: The Boeing Company - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1943
Length: 99.02ft (30.18m)
Width: 142.26ft (43.36m)
Height: 29.56ft (9.01m)
Weight (Empty): 71,361lbs (32,369kg)
Weight (MTOW): 141,102lbs (64,003kg)
Powerplant: 4 x Wright R-3350-23 Cyclone Eighteen air-cooled radial piston engines generating 2,200 horsepower each.
Maximum Speed: 358mph (576kmh; 311kts)
Maximum Range: 4,100miles (6,598km)
Service Ceiling: 31,808ft (9,695m; 6.0miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 526 feet per minute (160m/min)
4 x 12.7mm Browning M2 machine guns in electrically-operated dorsal turret
2 x 12.7mm Browning M2 machine guns in electrically-operated under-nose turret
2 x 12.7mm Browning M2 machine guns electrically-operated dorsal turret at rear fuselage.
2 x 12.7mm Browning M2 machine guns electrically-operated turret under rear fuselage
2 x 12.7mm Browning M2 machine guns in tail turret emplacement.
1 x 20mm M2 cannon in tail turret emplacement.
Up to 20,000lbs of internal ordnance.
XB-29 - Prototype
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