Delivered to the Air Force on June 29 1962. 45th RS trainer aircraft.
96th BS/2nd BW.
On the front section of the fuselage you can see the wrinkles on the skin of this heavy bomber from decades of takeoffs and landings.
Assigned to the 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron/53rd Wing at Barksdale.
B-52s as far as the eye can see at Barksdale!
Departing 20R for DEN with Ingram Industries C680, N111Y, landing 20C, and a medical helicopter in the background waiting for clearance to visually cross all the runways as it heads westbound to a... (more)
This was the first "H" version of the B-52 built. It entered service on May 9th 1961. The main difference between this and previous B-52s is the addition of turbofan engines.
Arriving 20R from ATL
The control tower is a great place to watch an air show!