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Falling with style

It looks as though this Boeing B-52 Stratofortress may be seconds away from disaster, but we’ll assume things turned out just fine on its way in to Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada last month. US Air Force

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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: Boeing

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X-51A Waverider on a B-52 Wing

US Air Force and Boeing researchers on 26 May took a leap towards harnessing hypersonic vehicles for space access or weapons applications with the longest-ever supersonic combustion ramjet-powered flight, off the southern California Pacific coast. The Boeing Phantom Works-built X-51A Waverider achieved 140s burn of its Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne-built air breathing scramjet engine and accelerated […]

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Boeing B-52 Stratofortress with crew !!

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Boeing B-52 & B-17 Formation

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