Watch awesome chase plane footage of only the second flying B-29 Superfortress “Doc” over the skies of Kansas.

Doc” is a B-29 Superfortress that was brought back to life over a nearly 30 year period. In 1987, Tony Mazzolini, found Doc sitting in the Mojave Desert and launched a campaign to get the magnificent bomber flying again.

“Doc” was one of 1,644 B-29’s manufactured in Wichita, Kansas during World War II.  This particular B-29 rolled off the assembly line in 1945. In 1951, the Superfortress became a part of the Seven Dwarfs squadron, received the name Doc and worked on a radar calibration assignment.  Doc” is now the second flying B-29 Superfortress, along with Fifi, which is maintained and flown by the Commemorative Air Force.

Gear down, flaps down! Go Doc Go!

Top Photo credit: Brett Schauf from Doc’s Friends website

h/t Jim Homan

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