December 29th, 2011
There is currently a very unusual sight outside Seattle’s Museum of Flight at Boeing Field, a shrink-wrapped WW2 era Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber known as “T-Square 54“! This is the first time since 2003 that the aircraft has been publicly displayed (albeit in shrink-wrap).
This valuable aircraft has been cocooned to protect it from natures elements as the museum currently has no room inside for such big aircraft. The hanger it was being restored in was being demolished so they had to leave. There is another WW2 bomber outside, a Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress that was put on display earlier in 2011 (it is apparently flyable and was used for many years as a crop duster and also appeared in movies such as Memphis Belle in 1990. Restoration began way back in 1991), but it has not been cocooned in shrink-wrap (they just put covers over the glass and…
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