YB-52

The prototype B-52s scrapped after First Lady Lady Bird Johnson’s ‘beautification’ of the US Air Force Museum: The story of the XB-52 and YB-52

The prototype B-52s scrapped after First Lady Lady Bird Johnson’s ‘beautification’ of the US Air Force Museum: The story of the XB-52 and YB-52

The B-52 Stratofortress For more than 60 years, B-52 Stratofortress bombers have been the backbone of the strategic bomber force… Read More

5 months ago

The story of the XB-52 and YB-52, the prototype B-52s scrapped after First Lady Lady Bird Johnson’s ‘beautification’ of the US Air Force Museum

These prototype B-52s were given the designations XB-52 and YB-52... X for 'experimental' and Y being the designation for 'prototype.'… Read More

2 years ago

VINTAGE PHOTOS HIGHLIGHT MILESTONES OF B-52 STRATOFORTRESS VERY FIRST PROTOTYPES

Current engineering analyses show the B-52's life span to extend beyond the year 2040 The gorgeous, vintage photos in this… Read More

7 years ago