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The tail strike, located under the aircraft's tail.

Picture 2 of 2.

Later B-47s don't seem to be equipped with a tail strike, so I speculate that this was present until the plane's handling characteristics were well-understood.

This photo is port looking starboard.

Tailstrike on XB-47 at Chanute Air Museum
Time picture taken Tue Sep 22 15:14:12 2015
Location picture taken Air Park
Chanute Air Museum
Rantoul, Illinois
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