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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 form 1947 through 1956.

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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,...