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B-36 Peacemaker at the Strategic Air & Space Museum in Nebraska

Only four Convair B-36 Peacemaker aicraft remain today, one located at the Strategic Air and Space Museum in Ashland, Nebraska, near Omaha.

It is a B-36J, with Serial Number 52-2217A, manufactured by the Fort Worth Division of General Dynamics Corporation and delivered to the Strategic Air Command in December of 1953.

Ashland is located between Lincoln and Omaha near Interstate 80. It features over 300,000 square feet of exhibit, education, and event space. The facility, often still referred to as the "SAC Museum", first opened in 1959 to commemorate, and preserve, the vintage aircraft and history of the Strategic Air Command (SAC).

Today, it is a nationally known and respected facility. For more information, we highly recommend you visit their website.

List of B-36 Survivors

The B-36 survivors are listed below ... click the links for additional information and photographs of the airplane at each facility.

Serial No.
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Dayton, Ohio
B-36J-1-CF 52-2220
Pima Air and Space Museum Adjacent to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base
Tucson, Arizona
B-36J-10-CF 52-2827
Strategic Air and Space Museum Near Omaha, Nebraska B-36J-1-CF 52-2217
Castle Air Museum Atwater, California RB-36H-30-CF


Photo of the B-36 at the Strategic Air and Space Museum

Convair B-36J Peacemaker S/N 52-2217A
(Photo by the Strategic Air and Space Museum)
Convair B-36J Peacemaker S/N 52-2217A