Painting and mothballing B29s and B-17s in the United States
United States Date:1944 Duration:3 min 22 sec Sound:NO SOUND
US Army Air Force B-29 Superfortress bomber aircraft at an airfield in United States during World War II. A civilian spray paints the wing of a B-29. A painter uses a roller around the wing insignia. Several civilians using ladders, paint a B-29 Superfortress. Man on forklift empties 55 gallon drum of mastic liquid into power sprayer. Sprayer nozzles are shown. Operator sprays mastic material on fuselage of mothballed B-29, to seal it. B-17 with mastic sprayed on tail section of fuselage. A Wright 3350 radial engine from a B-29, on a stand and series of views as it is gradually mothballed. View of sealed B-29 airframe, with engines removed, and hosing connected to various openings.
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