With all the fleet having surpassed 50 years of active service, the B-52 heavy bomber remains one of the most interesting (and powerful) weapon system in the U.S. inventory.
Few days ago the post If you love the B-52, this video was made for you: take-off, aerial refueling, formation flying, landing with the Buff showed some interesting footage taken during a sorties with a Stratofortress of the 96 Bomb Squadron at Barksdale AFB, Louisiana.
Here’s another one, filmed during a training mission that included aerial refueling.
- If you love the B-52, this video was made for you: take-off, aerial refueling, formation flying, landing with the Buff (theaviationist.com)
- Rapid launch exercise at Minot AFB: 17 B-52 heavy bombers take off in sequence to test mission readiness (theaviationist.com)
- B-52 “cart-start” and Minimum Interval Take-Off (MITO) (theaviationist.com)
- Photo: The most famous U.S. nuclear bomber generates (peace sign) rainbow condensation cloud (theaviationist.com)