April 15. 1952: First flight of the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress

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April 15. 1952: First flight of the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress

Sunday, Apr 15 2012 by Dania
The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is a long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber. The B-52 was designed and built by Boeing, who have continued to provide support and upgrades. It has been operated by the United States Air Force (USAF) since the 1950s. The bomber carries up to 70,000 pounds (32,000 kg) of weapons.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_B-52_Stratofortress

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress