The second set of photos were sent by Ben Guenther and provide additional details. Ben notes that the B-29's main gear doors have been removed due to clearance issues with the X-1's wings. In addition to that, some flights were made with the supercharger covers on, while some had the covers removed. For the glide tests at Pinecastle AFB in Florida and continuing into 1946, wooden blocks were used as sway braces. Later in 1946 or early in 1947, the wooden blocks were replaced by steel braces.
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