Tom Hodgson's 35% scale replica B-29 on it's first flight.

Tom Hodgson’s 35% scale B-29 completed its first test flight.


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Most of us have heard of the Bally Bomber, the 1/3 scale B-17 bomber built by the late Jack Bally. Now there is a scale B-29 to help round out the amateur-built bomber fleet.

The one hour first flight took place a while ago and is recorded in the second video below. Perhaps we will see both of the scale replicas at AirVenture next year – wouldn’t that be something!

This is a short overview of the project

This is a record of the first flight.