US Air Force Big Bombers B-29 B-36 B-47 YB-49 B-52 B-58 USAF Spy Planes DVD
Many US big bombers from WWII, Korea, Vietnam, and present day are covered.
Film #1 -
B-29 SuperFortress - This is a great film collection of the famous B-29:
- Building the B-29
- B-29 Mine Laying
- B-29 Salvage
- B-29 and the Goblin
- B-29 and the X-2
- B-29 and the X-15
- B-29 Around the World
Runtime is about 10 minutes.
Film #2 -
B-36 PeaceMaker - This is a film from the US Army Air Forces Story and others on the largest bomber ever built:
- AAF Story of the B-36
- The Big Bombing
- B-36 and a Parasite F-84
- B-60, the all Jet version of the B-36
- B-36 converted to an all new cargo plane
Runtime is about 11 minutes.
Film #3 -
B-47 StratoJet - This is a collection of films on the the famous B-47:
- Jet Assisted Takeoffs
- B-47 Remote Flight
- B-47 and the Auto Pilot System
Really creative footage of this bomber. Runtime is about 8 minutes
Film #4 -
YB-49 Flying Wing - This is great film footage of the early B-49 Flying Wing:
- The First Prototype Two Engine Version
- Monster Wing
- Jet Version of the YB-49
- More on the YB-49 plus some photos.
The Northrop Flying Wing was revolutionary, But Jack Northrop made a famous political move and all of his 16 planes were destroyed intentionally. Thirty years later, the B-2 spirit proved his idea as great. Quite a struggle. Runtime is about 7 minutes.
Film #5 -
B-52 StratoFortress - This is a great collection of greatest bomber of all time, the B-52:
- B-52 Tandem Version Prototype
- B-52 Goes Into Service
- B-52 Squadron
- B-52 Global Bomber
- SAC B-52 Bomber
- B-52 and the X-15
Runtime is about 15 minutes.
Film #6 -
B-58 Hustler - This is a collection of films on the B-58 Convair Hustler. The B-58 was the first medium bomber to go supersonic:
- 1000 Hour B-58
- B-58 at an Airshow
- AirKat Tires for the B-58
Really great stuff. Runtime is about 6 minutes.
Film #7 -
USAF On Canvas - This is an old film the tells the story of the need to put the USAF on canvas. Great paintings and footage of the USAF famous planes. Not a well known film, but fun to see. Runtime is about 14 minutes.
Total runtime for the Big American Bombers B-29 B-36 B-47 YB-49 B-52 B-58 DVD is about 71 minutes. Format is NTSC DVD and region-free.