B-29 Superfortress at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway
April 15, 2017



The Commemorative Air Force Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi arrived at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport on April 12. It has been carrying passengers on revenue generating flights. I photographed it on April 15.

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, April 15, 2017 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi was delivered to the US Army Air Force as 44-62070. Its construction number is 11547. Following retirement in 1958 it was placed on the bombing range at China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station. The Confederate Air Force acquired it on March 23, 1971 and registered it as N4249. It was flown to CAF headquarters at Harlingen, Texas on August 3, 1971. It was reigstered N529B in August 1981.

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, April 15, 2017 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, April 15, 2017 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, April 15, 2017 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, April 15, 2017 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, April 15, 2017 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, April 15, 2017 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, April 15, 2017 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, April 15, 2017 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, April 15, 2017 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, April 15, 2017 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, April 15, 2017 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, April 15, 2017 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, April 15, 2017 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi












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