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B-36 Peacemaker Museum, B-36J, 52-22827, Pima Air Museum, Arizona

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B-36J-75(III), 52-22827 Moving to Pima Air Museum, Arizona

The National Museum of the Air Force has decided to transfer B-36J-75(III), 52-22827 to the Pima Air Museum near Tucson, Arizona. It will be reassembled and placed on public display.

B-36J on display at Fort Worth This picture was supplied by Richard Freeman. The last B-36 built, B-36J-75(III) 52-22827, seen in 1964 at Fort Worth. This plane is getting a meticulous restoration in Fort Worth at the old Convair factory (now Lockheed) for a new indoor display by the B-36 Peacemaker Museum.

These pictures of the restored interior of 52-22827 were provided by Don Pyeatt.

Cockpit Cockpit. Photo courtesy Don Pyeatt.

Cockpit Cockpit. Photo courtesy Don Pyeatt.

Control Wheel Control Wheel. Photo courtesy Don Pyeatt.

Cockpit Cockpit. Photo courtesy Don Pyeatt.

Flight Engineer's Station Flight Engineer's Station. Photo courtesy Don Pyeatt.

Radar Navigator's Station Radar Navigator's Station. Photo courtesy Don Pyeatt.

Radio Operator's Station Radio Operator's Station. Photo courtesy Don Pyeatt.

Don Pyeatt's web site has a number of photos of 52-22827 on display and undergoing restoration. Click on the number-four propellor at the bottom of his home page.

Dueling CD-ROMs

B-36: Saving the Last Peacemaker The history of the efforts to preserve B-36J, 52-22827 at Fort Worth is well documented in "B-36: Saving the Last Peacemaker"; Second Edition, an html book on CD. This CD-ROM is viewed with your internet browser.

B-36: Moving the Last Peacemaker B-36: Moving the Last Peacemaker. These 875 photos show photographically the effort expended by all of the volunteers over a nine year period to save the aircraft. This CD-ROM is a self contained slide show that does not require a browser to view.

Main B-36 Page Go to the main Convair B-36 page.

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Edited July 14, 2000.