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XB-47 Gallery


The nose of the XB-47.

The paint has started peeling off of some of the panel, revealing that the panels are actually Plexiglas.

Vintage photos of the 6065 and 6066 (the two XB-47s) show that the two smaller panels at aft were windows, but show the two aircraft with a clear nose, without the typical B-47 protuberances.

Tip of XB-47 nose at Chanute Air Museum
Time picture taken Tue Sep 22 15:09:24 2015
Location picture taken Air Park
Chanute Air Museum
Rantoul, Illinois
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