Here’s the video of the B-52 bomber flying without its fin Jan 13 2014 - 2 CommentsBy David Cenciotti As explained on a previous post, on Jan. 10, 1964, a B-52H lost its vertical tail during a test mission over North Mexico. The aircraft was able to land six hours later and here’s a video showing the first and only “tailless” Stratofortress. Related articles 50 years ago a B-52 lost its tail over New Mexico. But managed to land. New details about the epic B-52 mission to rescue a Cessna in Alaska Two U.S. B-52 bombers help Cessna in Alaska in a memorable rescue mission Two U.S. B-52 strategic bombers enter China’s new Air Defense Identification Zone over disputed islands How the Mig-31 repelled the SR-71 Blackbird from Soviet skies B-2 Spirit stealth bomber burnt down in 2010 brought back to operative status Stunning GoPro video of what passengers don’t see when flying an Airbus 340 Google+ David Cenciotti Tags: Boeing B-52 Stratofortress, Stratofortress, U.S. Air Force http://www.cryptome.org/ email@example.com Try a wing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3K8BfI6BPM DDAY Why did this plane have this unusual paint scheme? Why the red upper surfaces? The film explains that the plane was on loan to Boeing, so apparently it was being used in a test program.