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Two B-52 Stratofortresses land at civilian airport to test their ability to operate in austere environments
Military Aviation
Two B-52 Stratofortresses land at civilian airport to test their ability to operate in austere environments
B-52 pilots recall performing the Whifferdill turn during aerial refuelings at 70 Deg bank angle
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
B-52 pilots recall performing the Whifferdill turn during aerial refuelings at 70 Deg bank angle
An Omega KDC-10 is the first commercial tanker to refuel USAF B-52, MC-130J over Pacific Ocean
Military Aviation
An Omega KDC-10 is the first commercial tanker to refuel USAF B-52, MC-130J over Pacific Ocean
USAF reveals AGM-183A ARRW with live warhead in Guam during hypersonic weapon training
Military Aviation / Weapons
USAF reveals AGM-183A ARRW with live warhead in Guam during hypersonic weapon training
B-52 bomber Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire, No Crew Injured
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
B-52 bomber Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire, No Crew Injured
When Soviets faked a flyby of 28 Myasishchev M-4s to pretend they had a credible fleet of bombers, the US built thousands of B-47 and B-52 strategic bombers and hundreds of KC-135 Stratotankers for real
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
When Soviets faked a flyby of 28 Myasishchev M-4s to pretend they had a credible fleet of bombers, the US built thousands of B-47 and B-52 bombers and hundreds of KC-135s for real
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The B-52 and the Nuclear Bomb Bigger than the Soviet Tsar Bomba: the story of the BUFF that carried the Flashback Test Vehicle
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Weapons
The B-52 and the Nuclear Bomb Bigger than the Soviet Tsar Bomba: the story of the BUFF that carried the Flashback Test Vehicle
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The prototype B-52s scrapped after First Lady Lady Bird Johnson’s ‘beautification’ of the US Air Force Museum: The story of the XB-52 and YB-52
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The prototype B-52s scrapped after First Lady Lady Bird Johnson’s ‘beautification’ of the US Air Force Museum: The story of the XB-52 and YB-52
Sponsored by: Mortons Books
USAF pilot recalls when a B-52 Bombardier-Radar Navigator survived although he couldn’t eject from his exploding BUFF after it was hit by a SAM during Operation Linebacker II
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF pilot recalls when a B-52 Bombardier-Radar Navigator survived although he couldn’t eject from his exploding BUFF after it was hit by a SAM during Operation Linebacker II
40 Years ago the USAF retired the last B-52D, the BUFF model used to bomb North Vietnamese targets during Christmas Bombing Operation Linebacker II
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
40 Years ago the USAF retired the last B-52D, the BUFF model used to bomb North Vietnamese targets during Christmas Bombing Operation Linebacker II
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The BUFF’s Folding Tail: an important but rarely noted Feature of all B-52 Stratofortress Strategic Bombers
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The BUFF’s Folding Tail: an important but rarely noted Feature of all B-52 Stratofortress Strategic Bombers
EA-18G pilot on B-52 payload: ‘The BUFF can carry [more than] the entire weight of the Growler…in bombs!’
Military Aviation
‘The BUFF can carry [more than] the entire weight of the Growler…in bombs!’ EA-18G pilot’s take on B-52 payload
B-52 EWO recalls the exercise where BUFF crews flying at low-level penetrated NORAD without any losses after fooling its massive surveillance system (and they did it for three years in a row)
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
B-52 EWO recalls the exercise where BUFF crews flying at low-level penetrated NORAD without any losses after fooling its massive surveillance system (and they did it for three years in a row)
Chinese J-11 fighter jet comes within 10 feet of USAF B-52 in ‘unsafe’ and ‘unprofessional’ night time intercept
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Chinese J-11 fighter jet comes within 10 feet of USAF B-52 in ‘unsafe’ and ‘unprofessional’ night time intercept
The First B-52 bomber to get the AESA radar arrives at Boeing facility in San Antonio
Military Aviation
Raytheon delivers first AESA radar for USAF B-52 Radar Modernization Program
B-52 pilot recalls when he and his crew had to eject after their BUFF was shot down by a USAF F-100 Super Sabre
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
B-52 pilot recalls when he and his crew had to eject after their BUFF was shot down by a USAF F-100 Super Sabre
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