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B-52 bomber Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire, No Crew Injured

B-52 bomber Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire, No Crew Injured

B-52 Emergency Landing Early on Feb. 23, 2024 a B-52H bomber at Minot Air Force Base, N.D. executed an emergency… Read More

3 months ago

Here are the photos of USAF B-52 Stratofortress strategic bombers conducting low-approach flyovers over Southeastern Europe

Two B-52 Stratofortress strategic bombers assigned to the 23rd Bomb Squadron from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota currently operating… Read More

2 years ago

B-52 strategic bombers on their way to UK conduct joint exercise with Norwegian F-35s and Swedish Gripens

One of the B-52s conducted training with the Norwegian Army at the Setermoen firing range. Four American B-52s recently left… Read More

2 years ago

USAF B-52 bomber departed RAF Fairford at 11:37pm on Sunday Night and RTB at 10:52pm on Monday, spending almost 24 hours in the air

The B-52 therefore spent around 23 hours and 25 minutes in the air. A US Air Force (USAF) B-52 Stratofortress… Read More

2 years ago

Video Shows Wise Guy, the second B-52H to be resurrected from Davis-Monthan boneyard, arriving at Minot AFB to join 5th Bomb Wing

When the Air Force lost one of its bombers in 2016, it started a chain of events that made “Wise… Read More

3 years ago

BUFFs deploy to the Middle East in 4th Iran deterrence mission in 2 Months

The two-ship deployment also delivers a clear deterrent message to anyone who intends to do harm to Americans or American… Read More

3 years ago

Minot B-52 returning from global power mission over Middle East diverts to RAF Fairford due to engine failure

The BUFF with the call sign CAKE11 declared an emergency due to engine failure and circled at 14,000 feet over… Read More

3 years ago

Simultaneous B-52 Mission to Indo-Pacific Theater and Unarmed Minuteman III developmental test launch demonstrate US Nuclear Forces Global Strike Capabilities

Airmen demonstrated that bomber and intercontinental ballistic missile capabilities are ready to respond by displaying two-thirds of the U.S. nuclear… Read More

4 years ago

The story of B-52 Ghost Rider, the first BUFF to be resurrected from AMARG to rejoin USAF Strategic Bomber Fleet

Tinker’s 565th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron completed the overhaul, modernization and restoration work of B-52 Ghost Rider in 272 calendar days.… Read More

4 years ago

In-Flight Video Features B-52 During Secret Nuclear Mission Training For the First Time in History

In-flight videos of secret nuclear mission training have been recently filmed in the B-52 “Stratofortress” bomber cockpit while in-flight. The… Read More

5 years ago

This B-52 Squadron Commander has been fired for penis drawings in BUFF cockpit

Penis drawings were discovered on a moving map software displayed on the nuclear-capable B-52's Combat Network Communication Technology (CONECT) On… Read More

5 years ago

Former B-52 Instructor Pilot remembers Training Incidents

"We could have been throwing up dust clouds behind us, we were so low. One wrong move and we'd have… Read More

6 years ago

USAF completes investigation on why engine broke up and fell off the pod of B-52H over North Dakota last year

B-52H's first stage fan disk of the Pratt & Whitney TF33 engine had failed in mid-air and caused the Number… Read More

6 years ago

FIRST B-52H CONVENTIONAL ROTARY LAUNCHER HAS ARRIVED AT BARKSDALE. AND IT’S READY FOR COMBAT.

The Conventional Rotary Launcher allows the bomber to carry a selection of different conventional smart weapons or GPS guided weapons… Read More

7 years ago

23rd EBS CELEBRATES ITS 100th ANNIVERSARY WITH A COMBAT MISSION AGAINST ISIS

The mission also garnered a milestone for the squadron with 400 successful combat sorties with zero maintenance issues Taken on… Read More

7 years ago

TROPHY FOR BEST USAF STRATEGIC BOMBER WING AWARDED TO MINOT’s 5th BW

Omaha Trophy dates back to the U.S. Air Force’s Strategic Air Command and today is awarded annually to five units… Read More

7 years ago

AFGSC HAS DETERMINED THE CAUSE BEHIND 2016 B-52H CRASH AT ANDERSEN AFB

The cause of the mishap was that the pilot analyzed visual bird activity and perceived cockpit indications as a loss… Read More

7 years ago