B-29 OK’d To Use AFB Runway For Flight Testing

WICHITA—The B-29 Superfortress called “Doc” is another step closer to first flight. The Department of Defense has granted the warbird approval to use the non-joint-use runway at McConnell Air Force Base here for final ground testing and eventual first flight operations. Restoration team members are...
Molly McMillin

Molly McMillin, a 25-year aviation journalist, is managing editor of business aviation for the Aviation Week Network and editor-in-chief of The Weekly of Business Aviation, an Aviation Week market intelligence report.

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