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Version B-36A (used for training) and B-36B come with propellers only, the B-36D through final production included 4 jet engines mounted below the wings in pods of two engines each outside of the propeller engines. This model includes a lot of detail and paint schemes from actual squadrons. There are many animateable features including 4 turbines, flaps, ailerons, rudder, elevators, landing gear retract and landing gear doors. Propellers are animated. The models are fully textured.
The Convair B-36 'Peacemaker' was a strategic bomber built by Convair and operated solely by the United States Air Force (USAF) from 1949 to 1959. The B-36 was the largest mass-produced piston engine aircraft ever made. It had the longest wingspan of any combat aircraft ever built. These aircraft had a very long range and were designed to fly to a target in the Soviet Union. They had a crew of 13. These aircraft were very loud and were often tasked with overflying fourth of July celebrations. They had also been known to break windows and crack plaster when flying too low over a building. This aircraft was extensively used by the Strategic Air Command. This aircraft was made even more popular with its use in the Jimmy Stewart movie “Strategic Air Command.” 36G/YB-60 was a project for a jet-powered swept wing variant.