Convair B-36 Strategic Bomber USAF

Convair B-36 Strategic Bomber

Convair B-36 Strategic Bomber USAF

Convair B-36 Strategic Bomber USAF. The aircraft also known as nick "Peacemaker". It was operated by United States Air Force between 1949-1959. The B-36 also installed with largest piston-engined aircraft ever built, they have 336 spark plugs in its six engines.

Overall wingspan is also longest among large aircraft in the world. it has 70 meters, improving flight range and altitude performance. At the time, B-36 operated at 25,000 feet high and able to make intercontinental flight without refueling. It is about 16,000 km of flight range.

During its operation in late 1948, the B-36 delivering nuclear weapons then they replaced with Boeing B-52 Stratofortress.

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