How the Gun Turrets Work on a B-29 Bomber

By Casey Chan on at

The Boeing B-29 Superfortress heavy bombers were one of the biggest and deadliest aircraft used during World War II. They were the bombers used to drop the atomic bomb, and even saw action during the Korean war.

Here’s a video from Bryce Richert showing how the gun turret system worked on the B-29. It’s basically Robocop, which is rather impressive considering the B-29’s first flight was in 1942.