Happy 50th Birthday – thanks for not delivering nuclear armageddon

Boeing is saying a big happy birthday to the youngest member of  the US Air Force’s B-52 Stratofortress fleet which was delivered from its Wichita facilty a half-century ago. The H-model bomber - 61-040 – was assigned to Minot AFB, North Dakota, and remains in active service. Here it is earlier in its life:




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