Big Ugly Fat Fucker

BUFF to land in South Korea for first time amid Seoul ADEX 23, the airshow that celebrates 70 years of US – Republic of Korea alliance

BUFF to land in South Korea for first time amid Seoul ADEX 23, the airshow that celebrates 70 years of US – Republic of Korea alliance

A B-52H Stratofortress (dubbed BUFF, Big Ugly Fat F****r by her aircrews) is slated to land on the Korean Peninsula… Read More

6 months ago

[Updated] USAF avionics technician explains why the B-52 ailerons are bolted down, why they can’t be used and how you fly the Mighty BUFF without them

The B-52 Stratofortress After it became operational in 1955, the B-52 Stratofortress remained the main long-range heavy bomber of the… Read More

9 months ago

B-52 pilot describes how BUFF aircrews trained to fly a Stratofortress low level sortie against Soviets

The low-level run was flown in one of the defined low level routes set aside for SAC’s use, such as… Read More

2 years ago

Here’s an important but rarely noted Feature of all B-52 Stratofortress Strategic Bombers: the Folding Tail.

As the rare photos in this post show an important but rarely noted feature of all B-52 Stratofortress Strategic Bombers… Read More

2 years ago

USAF must specify B-52 re-engine contract requirements before getting the funding

A staff member from the House Armed Services Committee says the USAF will now have to lock down the requirements… Read More

5 years ago

Operation Arc Light: when the iconic B-52 Stratofortress earned the nickname “BUFF”

Flying too high to be seen or heard B-52 bombers became one of the weapons most feared by the Viet… Read More

6 years ago

55-YEAR-OLD B-52H STRATOFORTRESS BOMBER BREAKS THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST BUFF SORTIE STREAK

The first USAF B-52H was introduced to the Strategic Air Command fleet in May of 1961: with over 55 years… Read More

7 years ago

Operation Secret Squirrel: the story of the top-secret ultra-long range B-52 Stratofortress mission that opened strikes of Operation Desert Storm

USAF B-52G Stratofortresses open Operation Desert Storm In the early morning of Jan. 16, 1991, the U.S. Air Force (USAF)… Read More

7 years ago