- Chris B
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Nothing quite like 72 cylinders!
FIFI was parked close to the edge of the ramp, so we were less than 50m away during engine-start.
When she taxied-out we were nearly under the port wingtip:
Note that the B-29 uses a castoring nose wheel and differential braking (hence the video's ethereal sounds).
So if anyone makes a snide remark about your nose wheel, remind them that we have illustrious company.