A Total of 2181 of the B-29 model aircraft were built – 1620 by Boeing, 357 by Bell and 204 by Merlin, all powered by Wright R-3350-23 engines. The B-29A version which follwed has a redesigned wing structure and one foot greater wingspan, redesigned engine nacelles and four instead of two guns in the forward turret. Beoing built 1119 B-29A’s at its Renton, Washington plant. The Confedrate Air Force Ghost Squadron’s Superfortress, “FIFI”, is a Renton Built B-29A and the only B-29 still flying today.
These beautiful and sturdy die cast 1:144 scale metal models are in a set from the Corgi Aviation Archive Collection. The B-29 has a wingspan of almost 12" and while the Mustang and Thunderbolt have a wingspan of nearly 4”. These Corgi Collectibles feature rubber tires, interchangeable undercarriage, rotating propellers and high quality printed military markings.. Each model comes with a sturdy display stand and certificate of authenticity that is number stamped and verified as a Corgi Limited Edition and is no lnger in production. Comes is a beautiful plastic case that can also be used as a protective display.
This is the perfect item or gift for any military aviation, aircraft or World War II enthusiast! Please Click On Image For A Closer Look!