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Here’s why USAF put B-52 and B-1B Strategic Bombers on a Giant Trestle

Here’s why USAF put B-52 and B-1B Strategic Bombers on a Giant Trestle

Due to their higher flight altitude and nuclear payload, SAC bombers were the primary object of the tests, but fighters,… Read More

1 year ago

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

Code-named Trestle, ATLAS-I program goal was testing the effects of electromagnetic pulses of damaging radiation on SAC bombers Developments in… Read More

6 years ago

OPERATION PRESERVATION: HOW THE ATOMIC TRIALS B-52 STRATOFORTRESS BOMBER HAS BEEN RESTORED

Restoration of Boeing B-52 Stratofortress serial number 52-0013 As shown by the beautiful photos in this article, the National Museum of… Read More

8 years ago