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This video of a B-52 taking off in heavy crosswinds shows why it wouldn’t take much to tip over a BUFF if it didn’t have outrigger wheels
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
This video of a B-52 taking off in heavy crosswinds shows why it wouldn’t take much to tip over a BUFF if it didn’t have outrigger wheels
The First B-52 bomber to get the AESA radar arrives at Boeing facility in San Antonio
Military Aviation
The First B-52 bomber to get the AESA radar arrives at Boeing facility in San Antonio
B-52H drops inert JDAM QuickStrike Extended Range mines from a standoff distance of more than 40 miles advancing maritime capabilities in a contested environment
Military Aviation / Naval Warfare / Weapons
B-52H drops inert JDAM QuickStrike Extended Range mines from a standoff distance of more than 40 miles advancing maritime capabilities in a contested environment
USAF to integrate into B-52 Stratofortress the AgilePod to give the Iconic BUFF advanced communications capabilities
Military Aviation
USAF to integrate into B-52 Stratofortress the AgilePod to give the Iconic BUFF advanced communications capabilities
USAF confirms the B-52H will become the B-52J once it gets new engines
Military Aviation
USAF confirms the B-52H will become the B-52J once it gets new engines
AGM-183 did not “complete its launch sequence” and remained on the B-52H: First Hypersonic ARRW Booster Flight Test Failed
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Weapons
AGM-183A ARRW Falls Short in Second Test but the USAF isn’t saying what went wrong with the Lockheed Martin-built hypersonic missile
USAF Investigates Hypersonic Test Mishap after B-52 inadvertently dropped scramjet-powered missile
Military Aviation / Weapons
The USAF Won’t Purchase Hypersonic Missiles in 2024
With CERP the B-52 will get an APU made by Honeywell and will no longer require an external cart nor gunpowder cartridges for starting up its engines
Military Aviation
With CERP the B-52 will get an APU made by Honeywell and will no longer require an external cart nor gunpowder cartridges for starting up its engines
The story of the B-52 Stratofortress Strategic Bomber that landed safely without its tail
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the B-52 Stratofortress Strategic Bomber that landed safely without its tail
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
Tagboard Flyers: the story of the B-52 bombers that carried the D-21 Mach 3 ramjet-powered reconnaissance drones
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Tagboard Flyers: the story of the B-52 bombers that carried the D-21 Mach 3 ramjet-powered reconnaissance drones
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
B-52 Stratofortress Commercial Engine Replacement Program completed wind tunnel testing
Military Aviation
B-52 Stratofortress Commercial Engine Replacement Program completed wind tunnel testing
USAF is conducting wind tunnel testing of GBU-38 mixed load configuration on B-52H Stratofortress bomber
Military Aviation
USAF is conducting wind tunnel testing of GBU-38 mixed load configuration on B-52H Stratofortress bomber
B-52H aircrews are now trained to operate the BUFF with just four members instead of the usual five
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
B-52H aircrews are now trained to operate the BUFF with just four members instead of the usual five
Second successful test of AGM-183A ARRW Hypersonic Weapon, Booster Tests Complete
Military Aviation / Weapons
Second successful test of AGM-183A ARRW Hypersonic Weapon, Booster Tests Complete
Former USAF Pilot tells the story of Bud Holland, the rogue pilot that crashed his B-52 during an airshow practice after having maneuvered it beyond its operational limits at low altitude
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former USAF Pilot tells the story of Bud Holland, the rogue pilot that crashed his B-52 during an airshow practice after having maneuvered it beyond its operational limits at low altitude
Rolls Royce F130 selected as new engine for the B-52 bomber fleet
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Cost of the B-52 Re-Engining Program has Increased 50 Percent because of Integration Issues
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