Strategic Air & Space Site Index
B-47 Gallery


Walk-around of J47 engine nacelle on the port wing.

Picture 2 of 8.

The B-47's wings were too thin to house customary retracting wheels, so the outrigger gear retracts into a housing between the two J-47s in the engine nacelle

Nearly-identical J47 nacelles were added to later models of the B-36 bomber, modified to omit the landing gear and to run on the same fuel as the B-36's piston engines.

B-47 at Strategic Air & Space
Time picture taken Fri Apr 17 16:24:28 2009
Location picture taken Hangar A
Strategic Air & Space Museum
Ashland, NE
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