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This article from the Wichita Eagle covers the release of the 10,000 Boeing/Stearman Kaydet training airplane and the B-29 "X" airplane. Both airplanes had their production numbers painted on their fuselage to represent their respective milestones in aircraft production. The "X" on the B-29 denoted the fact that the official production numbers for the B-29 were classified during World War II.

Creator: Wichita Eagle
Date: July 29, 1944

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This article can be used in conjunction with other material on Boeing to give students an appreciation of the company's impact on the air war in World War II.

KS: 11th: 2.4.: understands the role of Kansas aviation companies in World War II

Item Number: 213705
Call Number: K 629.13, vol. 4, Aviation Clippings
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213705

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