An American B-29 “Superfortress” is dismantled by Soviet technicians. The successful attempt to reverse-engineer the aircraft made possible the production of the Soviet Tu-4 heavy bomber.

From Dictatorship of the air: aviation culture and the fate of modern Russia by Scott W. Palmer

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  • Figure 60. An American B-29 “Superfortress” is dismantled by Soviet technicians. The successful attempt to reverse-engineer the aircraft made possible the production of the Soviet Tu-4 heavy bomber.