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A four-engine propliner built by Boeing from 1947 through 1950, and the last propliner Boeing ever produced.

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Why was the Boeing 377 "Stratocruiser" frequently landed nosewheel first on touchdown?

Why was the Boeing 377 "Stratocruiser" frequently landed nosewheel first on touchdown? In the mid-1950's I had often observed Northwest Airlines' B377's frequently being landed that way at the old ...
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Did the cusp in the Boeing 377/C-97/KC-97’s fuselage structure cause fatigue problems?

The Boeing 377 Stratocruiser - a civilian adaptation of the C-97, a military transport which would also later be developed into the KC-97 - were derived from the B-29/B-50 family by grafting a large, ...
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