A One of a Kind
Photos provided by: Don Putnam
In for maintenance/inspection at Kelly AFB, Texas
Loading for her next mission, Kelly AFB, Texas
Here is Proof that she flew. When she was in the Air over
San Antonio, there was no doubt what you were hearing.
She had a sound that was very distinctive, ask anyone.
The XC-99 was powered by 6 Pratt & Whitney 4360 engines mounted
in a pusher configuration, (the engines & propellers were mounted
in a pusher fashion) on the trailing edge of the wing.
Photos furnished by: Don Putnam. After Don's tour with the
XC-99 he went on to a tour in Korea in 1951/52. Thanks, Don
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