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Boeing B-47 Stratojet
Boeing B-47 Stratojet
50-001 to 50-082

Boeing B-47B-5-BW Stratojet/50-001
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • 7/27/1954: Crashed on take-off from Tinker AFB, OK.

Boeing B-47B-5-BW Stratojet/50-002
  • 5/1952: Redesignated EB-47B.
  • 6/1953: Converted to TB-47B.
  • 12/1955: Converted to JTB-47B.
  • Redesignated TB-47B again.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-5-BW Stratojet/50-003
  • Redesignated EB-47B, June 1952.
  • AFFTC, 1953.
  • Converted to ETB-47B, June 1953.
  • AFFTC, 1954.
  • Converted to JTB-47B, December 1955.
  • Redesignated TB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.
Boeing B-47B-5-BW Stratojet/50-003
Boeing B-47B-5-BW Stratojet/50-003.
[Source: U.S. Air Force Photo]

Boeing B-47B-5-BW Stratojet/50-004
  • 1/1953: Redesignated EB-47B.
  • 6/1953: Converted to TB-47B.
  • Relegated to ground trainer. After a collision with 50-007 in 1951? Or not? Or did this one crash after the collision? Help?

Boeing B-47B-5-BW Stratojet/50-005
  • 10/1952: Redesignated ERB-47B.
  • 1953: FTD Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
  • 12/1955: Redesignated JRB-47B.
  • Redesignated TB-47B.

Boeing B-47B-5-BW Stratojet/50-006
  • 1951: AFFTC.
  • 11/19/1951: Crashed after take-off from Edwards AFB, CA. 3 crewmen were killed.

Boeing B-47B-5-BW Stratojet/50-007
  • 9/1/1951: Crashed near Wichita, KS after a midair collision with B-47B 50-024. Both crewmen were killed.

Boeing B-47B-5-BW Stratojet/50-008
  • First operational SAC B-47.
  • 1951: USAF 369th BS (306th BW).
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • 11/19/1951: Crashed due to structural failure. Details?

Boeing B-47B-5-BW Stratojet/50-009
  • 1951: Redesignated YB-47F for inflight refueling tests.
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • Used for in-flight refuelling trials.
  • 1/1955: Redesignated ETB-47B.
  • 12/1955: Redesignated JTB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.
Boeing B-47B-5-BW Stratojet/50-009
Boeing B-47B-5-BW Stratojet/50-009.
[Source: U.S. Air Force Photo]

Boeing B-47B-5-BW Stratojet/50-010
  • Redesignated TB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.
Boeing B-47B-5-BW Stratojet/50-010
Boeing B-47B-5-BW Stratojet/50-010.
[Source: U.S. Air Force Photo]

Boeing B-47B-5-BW Stratojet/50-011
  • Redesignated TB-47B.
  • USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • 11/15/1951: Crashed at McConnell AFB, KS.
  • Wreck used as a ground trainer at Amarillo AFB, TX?

Boeing B-47B-5-BW Stratojet/50-012
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • Used as a ground trainer.

Boeing B-47B-10-BW Stratojet/50-013
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1952-54: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • 1958: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • 3/13/1958: Crashed near Tulsa, OK after a wing failure during a training mission. 1 crewman was killed.

Boeing B-47B-10-BW Stratojet/50-014
  • 1951-52: AFFTC.
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • 12/1955: Redesignated JTB-47B.

Boeing B-47B-10-BW Stratojet/50-015
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-10-BW Stratojet/50-016
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • NAF China Lake, CA for tests.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-10-BW Stratojet/50-017
  • Redesignated EB-47B.
  • 6/1953: Redesignated ETB-47B.
  • 12/1955: Redesignated JTB-47B.
  • Used at one stage by MATS for Airways and Air Communications Service duties.
  • Redesignated TB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.
Boeing B-47B-10-BW Stratojet/50-017
Boeing B-47B-10-BW Stratojet/50-017.
[Source: U.S. Air Force Photo]

Boeing B-47B-10-BW Stratojet/50-018
  • 1/1952: Redesignated EB-47B.
  • 6/1953: Redesignated ETB-47B.
  • 12/1955: Redesignated JTB-47B.
  • Redesignated TB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-10-BW Stratojet/50-019
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • 1/1956: Redesignated JTB-47B.
  • 12/3/1951: Written off at Wichita AFB, KS.

Boeing B-47B-10-BW Stratojet/50-020
  • 1/1952: Redesignated EB-47B.
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • Became an instructional airframe.
  • 6/1962: Redesignated UB-47B.
  • 10/1962: Redesignated GB-47B.

Boeing B-47B-10-BW Stratojet/50-021
  • Redesignated TB-47B.
  • 1954: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • USAF 4347th CCTW.
  • 11/17/1959: Crashed on take-off from Whiteman AFB, MO. 4 crewmen were killed.

Boeing B-47B-10-BW Stratojet/50-022
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-10-BW Stratojet/50-023
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • USAF 22nd BW.
  • 2/8/1954: Crashed after hitting a tree on approach to RAF Upper Heyford, England. 4 crewmen killed.

Boeing B-47B-10-BW Stratojet/50-024
  • 9/1/1951: Crashed after a midair collision with B-47B 50-007 near Wichita AFB, KS. 2 crewmen were killed.

Boeing B-47B-10-BW Stratojet/50-025
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • 1958: Scrapped at the AMARC bone yard.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-026
  • 1952: USAF 4925th TG.
  • 3/26/1952: Stalled and crashed on take-off from Kirtland AFB, NM. 4 crewmen were killed.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-027
  • 2/1952: Redesignated EB-47B.
  • 1952: FTD Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
  • 6/1953: Redesignated ETB-47B.
  • 12/1955: Redesignated JTB-47B.
  • Redesignated TB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.
Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-027
Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-027.
[Source: U.S. Air Force Photo]

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-028
  • 1952: USAF 306th BW.
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • 1953: USAF 3200th PTG.
  • 1953: USAF 3540th FTW.
  • 12/16/1953: Stalled and crashed at Pinecastle AFB, FL during touch-and-goes. 4 crewmen were killed.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-029
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • 1955: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • 8/18/1955: Written off at McConnell AFB, KS.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-030
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-031
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • 1958: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • 6/11/1958: Destroyed in a hard landing at McConnell AFB, KS.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-032
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-033
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • 1953: USAF 3540th CCTW.
  • Also noted as written off in Alaska on 12/17/1952?

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-034
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • 1953: USAF 3540th FTW.
  • 10/15/1953: Crashed at Pinecastle AFB, FL while practicing touch-and-goes. Pilot was killed.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-035
  • 1952-53: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • 3/26/1953: Stalled and crashed near Wichita APT, KS. 3 crewmen were killed.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-036
  • 1952: USAF 3200th PTG.
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-037
  • 5/1952: Redesignated EB-47B.
  • 6/1953: Redesignated ETB-47B.
  • 11/1954: Relegated to ground instructional airframe.
  • 12/1955: Redesignated JTB-47B.
  • 6/1962: Redesignated UB-47B.
  • 11/1962: Redesignated GB-47B.
Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-037
Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-037.
[Source: U.S. Air Force Photo]

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-038
  • 1953: USAF 369th BS (306th BW).
  • 4/11/1952: Ditched in Tampa Bay, FL during approach due to complete power loss due to fuel mismanagement by student pilot who failed to note warning lights.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-039
  • 1952: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • Used as a ground trainer.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-040
  • 1951: Used for inflight refuelling trials as hose and drogue tanker. Designation "KB-47G" has been quoted but does not appear on aircraft's USAF record card.
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • 1954: USAF 3200th PTG.
  • 1/1955: Redesignated ETB-47B
    *12/1955: Redesignated JTB-47B.
  • 3/1960: Redesignated NTB-47B but immediately withdrawn and stored.
  • Was this one preserved at Florence, SC for a while? Where now?
Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-040
Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-040.
[Source: U.S. Air Force Photo]

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-041
  • 1953: USAF 3540th CCTW.
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-042
  • Redesignated TB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-043
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.
Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-043
Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-043.
[Source: U.S. Air Force Photo]

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-044
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-045
  • Redesignated TB-47B.
  • 1954: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • USAF 4347th CCTW.
  • 8/18/1958: Written off as Class 26 status.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-046
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • 1953: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • 9/1962: Redesignated UB-47B.
  • 10/1962: Redesignated GB-47B.
  • Used as a ground trainer.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-047
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-048
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • 1953: USAF 3540th CCTW.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-049
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • 1953: USAF 3540th CCTW.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-050
  • 6/1953: Redesignated TB-47B.
  • 1953: USAF 3540th CCTW.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-051
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1953: USAF 3540th CCTW.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-052
  • 1953: Used for ejector seat tests at Eglin AFB, FL.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-053
  • USAF 2nd BW.
  • 2/8/1958: Exploded on the flight line after a failed take-off from Westover AFB, MA. 3 crewmen killed. Or was this at Westover AFB, MA?

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-054
  • Converted to JTB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-055
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1952-53: Bailed to Lockheed Corp.
  • 6/24/1953: Written off at Dobbins AFB, GA.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-056
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1953: AFFTC.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-057
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1953: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • Struck off charge.
Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-057
Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-057.
[Source: U.S. Air Force Photo]

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-058
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-059
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1952: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • 11/21/1952: Written off at Wichita APT, KS.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-060
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1952: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • 1953: USAF 3540th CCTW.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-061
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1952-53: USAF 3520th CCTW.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-062
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1954: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • Converted to JTB-47B.
  • Was preserved at Florence, SC.
  • Currently preserved at the Mighty Eighth Heritage Museum in Pooler, GA.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-063
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1953-54: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • 3/16/1954: Crashed near Forbes AFB, KS after a collision with B-47E 51-2092. 3 crewmen were killed.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-064
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1952: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • Converted to JTB-47B for NASA escape capsule tests.
  • Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-064
Boeing B-47B-15-BW Stratojet/50-064.
[Source: U.S. Air Force Photo]

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-065
  • 1952: USAF 367th BS (306th BG).
  • 7/3/1952: Caught fire and crashed near Myakka, FL. 3 crewmen were killed.
Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-065
Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-065.
[Source: U.S. Air Force Photo]

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-066
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • Converted to JTB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-067
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1954: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • Converted to JTB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-068
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1952: USAF 368th BS (306th BG).
  • USAF 305th BW.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-069
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1954: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • Converted to YB-47F.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-070
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1954-55: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • 4/15/1955: Written off at Smoky Hill AFB, KS.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-071
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-072
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1952: USAF 369th BS (306th BW).
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-073
  • 1952: USAF 306th BW.
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1953: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • 2/3/1953: Written off at Wichita APT, KS.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-074
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1953-54: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-075
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1958: Scrapped at the AMARC bone yard.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-076
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1957: USAF Headquarters 15th Air Force.
  • 1957: USAF 320th BW.
  • 12/18/1957: Crashed into Palomar Mountain on approach to Mather AFB, CA. 3 crewmen were killed.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-077
  • Converted to ETB-47B.
  • 1953: USAF 4925th TG.
  • 6/9/1953: Written off at Kirtland AFB, NM.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-078
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • 1953: USAF 3520th CCTW.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-079
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-080
  • Converted to TB-47B.
  • Converted to JTB-47B.
  • Struck off charge.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-081
  • 1952: USAF 369th BS (306th BG).
  • 7/22/1952: Crashed near Marianna, FL. 4 crewmen were killed, plus two civilians on the ground.

Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet/50-082
  • Converted to YB-47C.
  • Converted to XB-56 and YB-56.
  • Struck off charge.

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