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B-29 SUPERFORTRESS/44-70113
Sweet Eloise



 

Serial #: 44-70113
Construction #: 10945
Civil Registration:
  None
  Model: B-29 Superfortress
Name: Sweet Eloise
Status: Static Display
Last Info: 2002

History:
Built in Wichita, KS, late 1944.
Delivered to USAAF as 44-70113.
- BOC: May 1945.
- SOC: 1956.
- Assigned to 20th AF/73rd BW/500 BG/883rd BS.
-- Issued squadron number 58.
-- Flew 27 Combat missions.
-- Credited with 3 fighters shot down with additional 3 probables.
Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD, 1960-1973.
- Stored.
Florence Air & Missile Museum, Florence, SC, 1973-1990.
- Stored dismantled, Florence, as "Z-58".
NAS Atlanta, GA, 1994-2002.
- Displayed as "Sweet Eloise".

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Photo Source(s):
Van Gardner

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