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 PETER M. BOWERS

Contributor - Wally Forman

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan
The first in Ford's B-24H Block 5 which was retained by Ford (for experimental purposes). Has K-6 waist windows (not introduced until Block 20) which are drop sill ones (not introduced until Block J-5).

Info Contributor - Al Blue
A Ford "mule" that was retained at the factory and used to test a variety of planned future changes. Besides the waist windows, one of the changes was the single vertical pitot mast mounted between the turret and the astrodome.

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