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B-29 Superfortress "T-Square 54"

To support the effort in the Pacific Theater during World War II, the United States built 3,970 B-29 bombers. Many B-29s have been preserved, restored, and are on static display. About 22 complete B-29 airframes are currently on display or in flight status in the United States.

One of the B-29 survivors, known as "T-Square 54", is located at the Museum of Flight in Seattle. It has been restored, and was wrapped in thin layer of protective covering pending its move to a permanent display area.

The B-29 was unwrapped in April of 2016 (see video below), and placed in its permanent display area in the museum's Aviation Pavilion. The pavilion is a three acre, covered, outside gallery housing 19 commercial and military aircraft.

The facility is located at King County International Airport, also known as Boeing Field. Established in 1965, it is the largest private air and space museum in the world. A vast array of historical aircraft and space artifacts are displayed. It also hosts the largest K-12 educational programs in the world.

Other Surviving B-29 Superfortress Aircraft

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Photographs of Boeing B-29 Superfortress "T-Square 54"

Boeing B-29 Superfortress "T-Square 54" at the Museum of Flight in Seattle
Boeing B-29 Superfortress "T-Square 54" at the Museum of Flight in Seattle
The unveiling of the Museum of Flight's historic, restored Boeing B-29 in 2016
(YouTube video by the Museum of Flight)

B-29 Superfortress "T-Square 54" in Seattle, Washington, restored and shrink-wrapped, prior to its movement to its current location in the Museum of Flight's Aviation Pavilion (Staff photo, May 2013)
B-29 "T-Square 54"
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