Skip to main content

Questions tagged [b-47]

A six-engined Boeing jet bomber that served as the backbone of the U.S. bomber force in the late 1950s and early 1960s; 2,032 were built from 1947 through 1956.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
8 votes
2 answers
1k views

Why are the B-47’s inboard and outboard engines mounted so differently?

The B-47 has six underwing GE TG-190 engines, two on each inboard pylon and one on each outboard pylon. The inboard engines are mounted on a long pylon that extends well below and forward of the wing,...
Vikki's user avatar
  • 28.4k