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Static replica of Silverplate B-29 Superfortress honors 509th CG heritage
A B-29 Superfortress painted to commemorate “The Great Artiste”, a silverplate B-29 with the 509th Composite Group, sits as a static display on August 6, 2019, at the Spirit Gate at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.The airframe was previously used as a search and rescue aircraft during the Korean War as an SB-29 which was designed to carry a lifeboat and other survival supplies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Parker J. McCauley)

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Photo by: Airman 1st Class Parker J. McCauley |  VIRIN: 190806-F-SG855-1003.JPG