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B-47E and Mk-39 questions

November 22 2011 at 5:11 PM
Greg Smith  (Login smeej)
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I have scoured google to the best of my ability and I cannot for the life of me nail down the info that I need.

1) I'm trying to find out the type of nuke that would have been in service at Chennault AFB around 55-57. My Dad crewed on -47's before he transferred to the shiny new KC-135 there at the time and I'm thinking the Mk-39.

2) How was it loaded and attached in the bomb bay? I can see no shackles in photos or on the Spectre Resin kit. Was it held in by straps?

Thanks in advance for any help, it is ALL appreciated!


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