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P.1


Title page: B-32 in flight-- note slight                      stats table
 nose-up attitude, normal for this
aircraft

                                                   ***********************


                                               stroyed a few hours after delivery
                                                                     when the main gear collapsed on
                                                                      landing.
                                                                       Lower picture is a B-26, incl.
                                                                      because it's pretty
                                             
                                          *********************************


props and engine installation
(shown on model)                                                      3-view




________________________________________________________________________


P.2


               another 3-view                                         color side-view


                                             *********************************



XB-32-- the 2nd prototype with original                         close-up of previous shot
tail configuration. Note pre-war style rudder
stripes painted out with O.D.

                                                 *****************************

The third XB-32, with final tail configuration                           TB-32 trainers                                                                                      on  the production
                                                                                       line at Fort Worth



____________________________________________________________________

P.3



B-32 #544-- engine run-up in the                                 TB-32, nice shot showing
Philippines, Summer 1945.                              open bomb doors and general
386th BS                                                                       outline


                                              *****************************


TB-32, head-on shot                                             instrument panel


                                               *********************************

XB-32      2nd prototype, with original
tail, and pre-war style rudder stripes.                     First production B-32 (#471),
                                                                       with interim B-29 tailfin & rudder
                                                            
                                                                        3rd XB-32 again, with final tail
                                                                       design for comparison

_______________________________________________________________________


P.4


Line-up of TB-32 trainers at Fort Worth,                    DO NOT USE TOP PHOTO
#--500 closest to camera

                                                                           TB-32 of 2519th AAFBU at
                                                                       Fort Worth- engine start

                                        *************************************


        TB-32 in flight                                             Three TB-32s in formation

                                            *************************************



2nd production B-32 (#-472)  in flight. This              Main gear folding mechanism,
was the first B-32 delivered to the USAAF.              showing complexity and non-
A few hours after delivery, it was destroyed                  unitary main strut
when the main gear collapsed on landing

           -472, later the same day                                  DO NOT USE BOTTOM
                                                                                            PHOTO


____________________________________________________________________

P.5



Unit insignia--   DO NOT USE                                   First mission, 29 May 1945
                                                                                 Philippines


                                     *****************************************



wreckage--- DO NOT USE                                     386 BS    B-32 back in  US
                                                                     after the war.  5th AF and 412th  
                                                                      BG insignia visible. If war had
                                                                      lasted, the other 3 A-20 sqdns
                                                                    of the 412th would have converted
                                                                      to the B-32

                                            ****************************************


37 virtually complete B-32s on the line at
Fort Worth. These were never delivered, never flew               DO NOT USE TOP
and never even got out of the factory except as                               PHOTO
scrap-- came in as parts, were assembled, were
cut up, left as pieces. The second-source plant,
specially built at San Diego for the B-32, delivered             B-32 at Kingman,  AZ,
only ONE aircraft, with dozens more scrapped               awaiting scrapping post-
virtually complete, as these were.                                         war                            

___________________________________________________________________

P.6



The last B-32, held in storage at Davis-Monthan                    
AFB for the Air Force Museum. Eventually
scrapped in 1949, evidently part of the scrapping
frenzy that also destroyed several hundred German                           Q & A
and Japanese  aircraft stored at several locations                               slide
around the  USA, notably  the   ex-USAAF collection
of enemy aircraft stored at O'Hare Field (all that survived
was the forward fuselage of a Henschel Hs-129 attack
aircraft) 
                                           *****************************************





Blue Sky slide



                                            ***************************************


All photos are USAF and General Dynamics, except for the first one on P.6, which is from the San Diego Aerospace Museum.

The "DO NOT USE" items are from other sources, a couple of whom wanted money, and the rest simply not responding. Take no chances in this litigious age!

                                   Sorry for the delay     This   computer                                          been essentially disabled for the last few weeks. I cannot print out anything-- it comes out in mirror-image, and the culprit cannot remember how she got it that way (I suspect it's passing-aggressive-something...)
Note the weird spacing problems in these last lines. Maddening.


                                                                    See you tomorrow, I hope.


                                                                                 --Tom









P.1


Title page: B-32 in flight-- note slight                      stats table
 nose-up attitude, normal for this
aircraft

                                                   ***********************


color side-view of "Hobo Queen" of                       -472 in flight-- the second pro-
386th BS, and JNAF N1K2-J Shiden-Kai               duction aircraft, which was de-
interceptor                                                      stroyed a few hours after delivery
                                                                     when the main gear collapsed on
                                                                      landing.
                                                                       Lower picture is a B-26, incl.
                                                                      because it's pretty
                                             
                                          *********************************


props and engine installation
(shown on model)                                                      3-view




________________________________________________________________________


P.2


               another 3-view                                         color side-view


                                             *********************************



XB-32-- the 2nd prototype with original                         close-up of previous shot
tail configuration. Note pre-war style rudder
stripes painted out with O.D.

                                                 *****************************

The third XB-32, with final tail configuration                           TB-32 trainers                                                                                      on  the production
                                                                                       line at Fort Worth



____________________________________________________________________

P.3



B-32 #544-- engine run-up in the                                 TB-32, nice shot showing
Philippines, Summer 1945.                              open bomb doors and general
386th BS                                                                       outline


                                              *****************************


TB-32, head-on shot                                             instrument panel


                                               *********************************

XB-32      2nd prototype, with original
tail, and pre-war style rudder stripes.                     First production B-32 (#471),
                                                                       with interim B-29 tailfin & rudder
                                                            
                                                                        3rd XB-32 again, with final tail
                                                                       design for comparison

_______________________________________________________________________


P.4


Line-up of TB-32 trainers at Fort Worth,                    DO NOT USE TOP PHOTO
#--500 closest to camera

                                                                           TB-32 of 2519th AAFBU at
                                                                       Fort Worth- engine start

                                        *************************************


        TB-32 in flight                                             Three TB-32s in formation

                                            *************************************



2nd production B-32 (#-472)  in flight. This              Main gear folding mechanism,
was the first B-32 delivered to the USAAF.              showing complexity and non-
A few hours after delivery, it was destroyed                  unitary main strut
when the main gear collapsed on landing

           -472, later the same day                                  DO NOT USE BOTTOM
                                                                                            PHOTO


____________________________________________________________________

P.5



Unit insignia--   DO NOT USE                                   First mission, 29 May 1945
                                                                                 Philippines


                                     *****************************************



wreckage--- DO NOT USE                                     386 BS    B-32 back in  US
                                                                     after the war.  5th AF and 412th  
                                                                      BG insignia visible. If war had
                                                                      lasted, the other 3 A-20 sqdns
                                                                    of the 412th would have converted
                                                                      to the B-32

                                            ****************************************


37 virtually complete B-32s on the line at
Fort Worth. These were never delivered, never flew               DO NOT USE TOP
and never even got out of the factory except as                               PHOTO
scrap-- came in as parts, were assembled, were
cut up, left as pieces. The second-source plant,
specially built at San Diego for the B-32, delivered             B-32 at Kingman,  AZ,
only ONE aircraft, with dozens more scrapped               awaiting scrapping post-
virtually complete, as these were.                                         war                            

___________________________________________________________________

P.6



The last B-32, held in storage at Davis-Monthan                    
AFB for the Air Force Museum. Eventually
scrapped in 1949, evidently part of the scrapping
frenzy that also destroyed several hundred German                           Q & A
and Japanese  aircraft stored at several locations                               slide
around the  USA, notably  the   ex-USAAF collection
of enemy aircraft stored at O'Hare Field (all that survived
was the forward fuselage of a Henschel Hs-129 attack
aircraft) 
                                           *****************************************





Blue Sky slide



                                            ***************************************


All photos are USAF and General Dynamics, except for the first one on P.6, which is from the San Diego Aerospace Museum.

The "DO NOT USE" items are from other sources, a couple of whom wanted money, and the rest simply not responding. Take no chances in this litigious age!

                                   Sorry for the delay     This   computer                                          been essentially disabled for the last few weeks. I cannot print out anything-- it comes out in mirror-image, and the culprit cannot remember how she got it that way (I suspect it's passing-aggressive-something...)
Note the weird spacing problems in these last lines. Maddening.


                                                                    See you tomorrow, I hope.


                                                                                 --Tom


























P.1


Title page: B-32 in flight-- note slight                      stats table
 nose-up attitude, normal for this
aircraft

                                                   ***********************


color side-view of "Hobo Queen" of                       -472 in flight-- the second pro-
386th BS, and JNAF N1K2-J Shiden-Kai               duction aircraft, which was de-
interceptor                                                      stroyed a few hours after delivery
                                                                     when the main gear collapsed on
                                                                      landing.
                                                                       Lower picture is a B-26, incl.
                                                                      because it's pretty
                                             
                                          *********************************


props and engine installation
(shown on model)                                                      3-view




________________________________________________________________________


P.2


               another 3-view                                         color side-view


                                             *********************************



XB-32-- the 2nd prototype with original                         close-up of previous shot
tail configuration. Note pre-war style rudder
stripes painted out with O.D.

                                                 *****************************

The third XB-32, with final tail configuration                           TB-32 trainers                                                                                      on  the production
                                                                                       line at Fort Worth



____________________________________________________________________

P.3



B-32 #544-- engine run-up in the                                 TB-32, nice shot showing
Philippines, Summer 1945.                              open bomb doors and general
386th BS                                                                       outline


                                              *****************************


TB-32, head-on shot                                             instrument panel


                                               *********************************

XB-32      2nd prototype, with original
tail, and pre-war style rudder stripes.                     First production B-32 (#471),
                                                                       with interim B-29 tailfin & rudder
                                                            
                                                                        3rd XB-32 again, with final tail
                                                                       design for comparison

_______________________________________________________________________


P.4


Line-up of TB-32 trainers at Fort Worth,                    DO NOT USE TOP PHOTO
#--500 closest to camera

                                                                           TB-32 of 2519th AAFBU at
                                                                       Fort Worth- engine start

                                        *************************************


        TB-32 in flight                                             Three TB-32s in formation

                                            *************************************



2nd production B-32 (#-472)  in flight. This              Main gear folding mechanism,
was the first B-32 delivered to the USAAF.              showing complexity and non-
A few hours after delivery, it was destroyed                  unitary main strut
when the main gear collapsed on landing

           -472, later the same day                                  DO NOT USE BOTTOM
                                                                                            PHOTO


____________________________________________________________________

P.5



Unit insignia--   DO NOT USE                                   First mission, 29 May 1945
                                                                                 Philippines


                                     *****************************************



wreckage--- DO NOT USE                                     386 BS    B-32 back in  US
                                                                     after the war.  5th AF and 412th  
                                                                      BG insignia visible. If war had
                                                                      lasted, the other 3 A-20 sqdns
                                                                    of the 412th would have converted
                                                                      to the B-32

                                            ****************************************


37 virtually complete B-32s on the line at
Fort Worth. These were never delivered, never flew               DO NOT USE TOP
and never even got out of the factory except as                               PHOTO
scrap-- came in as parts, were assembled, were
cut up, left as pieces. The second-source plant,
specially built at San Diego for the B-32, delivered             B-32 at Kingman,  AZ,
only ONE aircraft, with dozens more scrapped               awaiting scrapping post-
virtually complete, as these were.                                         war                            

___________________________________________________________________

P.6



The last B-32, held in storage at Davis-Monthan                    
AFB for the Air Force Museum. Eventually
scrapped in 1949, evidently part of the scrapping
frenzy that also destroyed several hundred German                           Q & A
and Japanese  aircraft stored at several locations                               slide
around the  USA, notably  the   ex-USAAF collection
of enemy aircraft stored at O'Hare Field (all that survived
was the forward fuselage of a Henschel Hs-129 attack
aircraft) 
                                           *****************************************





Blue Sky slide



                                            ***************************************


All photos are USAF and General Dynamics, except for the first one on P.6, which is from the San Diego Aerospace Museum.

The "DO NOT USE" items are from other sources, a couple of whom wanted money, and the rest simply not responding. Take no chances in this litigious age!

                                   Sorry for the delay     This   computer                                          been essentially disabled for the last few weeks. I cannot print out anything-- it comes out in mirror-image, and the culprit cannot remember how she got it that way (I suspect it's passing-aggressive-something...)
Note the weird spacing problems in these last lines. Maddening.


                                                                    See you tomorrow, I hope.


                                                                                 --Tom
























P.1
Title page: B-32 in flight-- note slight stats table nose-up attitude, normal for this aircraft
***********************
color side-view of "Hobo Queen" of -472 in flight-- the second pro- 386th BS, and JNAF N1K2-J Shiden-Kai duction aircraft, which was de- interceptor stroyed a few hours after delivery when the main gear collapsed on landing. Lower picture is a B-26, incl. because it's pretty
*********************************
props and engine installation (shown on model) 3-view
________________________________________________________________________
P.2
another 3-view color side-view
*********************************
XB-32-- the 2nd prototype with original close-up of previous shot tail configuration. Note pre-war style rudder stripes painted out with O.D.
*****************************
The third XB-32, with final tail configuration TB-32 trainers on the production line at Fort Worth
____________________________________________________________________
P.3
B-32 #544-- engine run-up in the TB-32, nice shot showing Philippines, Summer 1945.  open bomb doors and general 386th BS outline
*****************************
TB-32, head-on shot instrument panel
*********************************
XB-32 2nd prototype, with original tail, and pre-war style rudder stripes.  First production B-32 (#471), with interim B-29 tailfin & rudder
3rd XB-32 again, with final tail design for comparison
_______________________________________________________________________
P.4
Line-up of TB-32 trainers at Fort Worth, DO NOT USE TOP PHOTO #--500 closest to camera
TB-32 of 2519th AAFBU at Fort Worth- engine start
*************************************
TB-32 in flight Three TB-32s in formation
*************************************
2nd production B-32 (#-472) in flight. This Main gear folding mechanism, was the first B-32 delivered to the USAAF.  showing complexity and non- A few hours after delivery, it was destroyed unitary main strut when the main gear collapsed on landing
-472, later the same day DO NOT USE BOTTOM PHOTO
____________________________________________________________________
P.5
Unit insignia-- DO NOT USE First mission, 29 May 1945 Philippines
*****************************************
wreckage--- DO NOT USE 386 BS B-32 back in US after the war.  5th AF and 412th BG insignia visible. If war had lasted, the other 3 A-20 sqdns of the 412th would have converted to the B-32
****************************************
37 virtually complete B-32s on the line at Fort Worth. These were never delivered, never flew DO NOT USE TOP and never even got out of the factory except as PHOTO scrap-- came in as parts, were assembled, were cut up, left as pieces. The second-source plant, specially built at San Diego for the B-32, delivered B-32 at Kingman, AZ, only ONE aircraft, with dozens more scrapped awaiting scrapping post- virtually complete, as these were.  war
___________________________________________________________________
P.6
The last B-32, held in storage at Davis-Monthan AFB for the Air Force Museum. Eventually scrapped in 1949, evidently part of the scrapping frenzy that also destroyed several hundred German Q & A and Japanese aircraft stored at several locations slide around the USA, notably the ex-USAAF collection of enemy aircraft stored at O'Hare Field (all that survived was the forward fuselage of a Henschel Hs-129 attack aircraft)