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Old 2nd August 2022, 22:34
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Re: Did the remote mechanical controls on the B29's defensive armament work well?

I read the analog computers that accomplished all of these fire control calculations, after the B-29s were retired, were placed in the B-47 to operate the 2-20MM cannons located in the tail turret. The gunner was the co-pilot. He would turn his seat 180 degrees facing the rear of the aircraft and had at his command a “Turret Radar System” that he could “lock-on” to an attacking aircraft.
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