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B-36 Peacemaker at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Making the last B-36 flight ever, the aircraft on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force flew to Wright Field from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, on April 30, 1959. The serial number of this B-36J is 52-2220. All photos below were taken by the author during October, 2011.

B-36J Peacemaker in Dayton, Ohio
B-36J Peacemaker in Dayton, Ohio
Cockpit view of the B-36J Peacemaker
Cockpit view of the B-36J Peacemaker
Cockpit view of the B-36J Peacemaker
Cockpit view of the B-36J Peacemaker with the shield of the Strategic Air Command logo
Left fuselage view of the Convair B-36 Peacemaker
Left fuselage view of the Convair B-36 Peacemaker
B-36 Peacemaker with Mark-17 thermonuclear bomb
B-36 with Mark-17 thermonuclear bomb
Convair B-36 Peacemaker being transported into the Eugene W. Kettering Cold War Gallery
under construction at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Convair B-36 being transported into the Cold War Wing under construction