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B-29 Bomber Superfortress: The WWII Game Changer

B-29 Bomber Superfortress: The WWII Game Changer

The aircraft that was chosen to run two of the most pivotal missions of World War II flew higher, faster, and further while carrying a heavier payload than any other bomber. These planes were designed to be just what the U.S. military needed to succeed in the Pacific Theater. Meet the WWII game changer – the B-29 bomber otherwise known as the Superfortress.

22 Famous Female Pilots That Left a Mark on Aviation History

22 Famous Female Pilots That Left a Mark on Aviation History

Back in the early days of aviation, men weren’t the only ones who were fascinated with taking to the skies. Even before women in America had earned the right to vote, they were already proving their aptitude as pilots. These original pioneers inspired the following generations of adventurous women who dared to dream of becoming a pilot.