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B-29 (Model 341?) wind tunnel models

Apophenia

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More from U Dub's Aeronautical Laboratory in Seattle.
http://www.uwal.org/multimedia/historical.htm

B-29 wind tunnel test model.

Caption: "Boeing B-29 Super Fortress (1940)"

I'm wondering if this might be the Model 341. If so, it qualifies as an 'unbuilt project'.

Unfortunately, the nose is cut off in the sideview. But, to my eyes, the rear fuselage looks rather short for a B-29.

The front view shows three-blade propellers. But, of course, three-blade props also be applicable to the Model 345/XB-29 as well as a Model 341.
 

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Hi,


here is a bigger size picture to Boeing Model-341,from the book,Famous Airplanes of
the World,Boeing B-29.
 

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