Jun 07 2017

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Paul Tibbets IV to fly on B-29 “Doc”

B-29 Doc on its first flight, 11 May 2016. (Photo Amn Erin McClellan (PubDom))

Brigadier General Paul Tibbets IV, the grandson of Brigadier General Paul Tibbets Jr., who flew the B-29 “Enola Gay” during the Hiroshima nuclear bombing on 6 August 1945, will fly as copilot of the B-29 “Doc” during a flight from Wichita to Whiteman AFB this coming Friday.

Paul Tibbets IV is the commanding officer of the US Air Force’s 509th Bomb Wing which operates the B-2 “Spirit” stealth bomber.

Paul W. Tibbets IV in 2014 (Photo USAF)

Source: Kansas.com

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