The B-29 employed advanced technology and had a major influence on future aircraft designs—it was used to drop atom bombs on Japan which led to Japan's surrender and the ending of WW2.
- Technologically advanced with a pressurized cabin, tricycle landing gear, and remote-controlled gun turrets.
- Conducted firebombing raids on Tokyo and other WWII bombing missions.
- Influenced future aircraft designs like the B-52.
- Soviets possibly reverse-engineered it for the Tupolev Tu-4 bomber.