Tag: B-52

That Time a B-52 Aircrew Fell Asleep While RTB from a...

"We were lead aircraft with #2 and #3 echeloned loosely behind us. Looking out my right window, I discovered #2...

Remembering Capt. Thomas, the co-pilot of Charcoal 01, the first B-52...

He was the father of Derrick Thomas, a linebacker and defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs who was elected to...

Chasing (and buzzing) U.S. Navy, Royal Navy and Russian ships: B-52...

"As we approached the helo-ship, I noticed ten guys facing us, standing in a line across the landing pad. As we approached, all ten...

Former FRED Pilot remembers his First C-5 Mission

"On this clear night I could sense the outline of southern Spain and northern Africa, a spectacular panoramic view from my space ship," Jay...

Ten bomber crews will train at Ellsworth AFB to learn how...

In the event of serious conflict the GPS system is probably one of the first systems any enemy will target Ten B-52, B-1 and B-2...

Former C-5 pilot remembers his training on the Mighty FRED

"The C-5 is marginally larger than a Boeing 747. I joked that if the 747 guys would keep their 'little' airplane out of my...

The Death Spiral of Swoon 52: the story of the B-52...

"As the plane leveled off, Hunt’s Mesa suddenly appeared above the aircraft on the crew’s radar scopes that displayed the plane’s position well below...

USAF to start B-52 re-engine competition in the first quarter of...

The USAF  is looking to acquire at least 608 new, commercially available turbofan engines to replace the eight Pratt & Whitney TF33s each B-52...

DO YOU KNOW WHY THIS B-52 BOMBER SITS ON A GIANT...

Code-named Trestle, ATLAS-I program goal was testing the effects of electromagnetic pulses of damaging radiation on SAC bombers Developments in the field of atomic weapons...

B-52 HAS ALREADY USED ITS NEW CONVENTIONAL ROTARY LAUNCHER IN COMBAT

The conventional rotary launcher increases the B-52’s smart weapon carrying capabilities by 67 percent Military.com reported that a B-52 used its new conventional rotary launcher...

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