[Photos & Video] Two U.S. B-2 Stealth Bombers arrive at RAF Fairford, UK

Two B-2 stealth bombers have arrived to RAF Fairford where they will remain for a short-term deployment. Here are some more images.

As already reported, on Jun. 8 two B-2 Spirit bombers with the 509th Bomb Wing have deployed to the UK, where they have joined three B-52s, for a “short-term deployment.”

The first aircraft “Spirit Of Indiana”, using callsign “Death 11” performed two low approaches before landing on runway 27; “Spirit of Louisiana,” flying as “Death 12” was straight into land.

Here you can find some more images of the two stealth bombers.

“Death 11”:

B-2 Spirit landing

“Death 12”:

B-2 Spirit of Lousiana

All images credit: David Mackey – Macks Aviation Photography


And here’s video (by Ben Ramsay):


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