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    Here’s The Proof: The B-47’s Combat Maneuvers Were More Like A Fighter Than A Bomber

    When the Boeing B-47 Stratojet bomber entered service with Strategic Air Command (SAC) in 1951 it was the first swept-wing jet-powered bomber in service. Originally conceived during World War II, the design morphed several times during development, including the addition of the swept wing. Early on it was discovered that the aircraft was capable of […] More

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    Strategic Air Command Was Only Secretive About Most Of Their Operations During The 1950s

    Boeing’s B-47 Stratojet strategic bomber was only a couple of years in active service when Boeing produced the film “Meet Your B-47” for the Air Force in 1954. Generally speaking the Strategic Air Command (SAC) was secretive about everything they did or owned, but the B-47 was special and facets of its advanced design were […] More