Pictures of MER

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52-0166, Boeing B-47-E Stratojet, United States Air Force
Photo ID5433
AirlineUnited States Air Force
AircraftBoeing B-47-E Stratojet
LocationUSA, Merced
Castle AFB (MER)
PhotographerIan T Powell
RemarksNne of 264 B-47E-DTs built by Douglas Aircraft Company in Tulsa, Oklahoma for Boeing. It served with SAC's 9th, 509th, and 40th BW In 1964 it was transferred to the Navy and used as a photographic training target at the China Lake Weapons Center. It was restored to flying condition by Castle Air Museum volunteers and on June 16, 1986, it made the last flight ever of a B-47, flying from the China Lake facility to Castle Air Force Base.
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