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  1. USAFSS-ColdWarrior

    B-52 Turns 60

    Thank you for an excellent article. The link quoted below seems to be BROKEN. :sad:
  2. USAFSS-ColdWarrior

    B-52 Turns 60

    Just a month shy of two years dormant..... Time to BUMP this thread. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPhxUYzUamc
  3. USAFSS-ColdWarrior

    B-52 Turns 60

    Yup! Near idle for minimal thrust, just enough to keep her from stalling or upon any off-kilter touchdown to reduce the chance of turning her into a FRISBEE without a rudder to keep her straight. I'm sure it was a L - O - N - G flat and slow approach.
  4. USAFSS-ColdWarrior

    B-52 Turns 60

    The day a B-52 lost its tail and the crew said, "Let's try to land it anyway." This article includes an excellent video of the pilot's narration post-incident. IMPRESSIVE indeed ...
  5. USAFSS-ColdWarrior

    B-52 Turns 60

    She's quite a bird indeed. We should all look and perform so well in our 60's. Carry on.
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