B-52 Stratofortress

B-52 Stratofortress

General Aviation
  • Author: Robert F Dorr, Lindsay Peacock
  • Illustrator: Mike Badrocke
  • Short code: GNA
  • Publication Date: 25 Apr 2000
  • ISBN: 9781841760971
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 272
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About this Product

Boeing's mighty B-52 is undoubtedly the most famous jet bomber ever built, having served now for over 50 years. The last in the line of Boeing ‘heavies', the Stratofortress has gone on to break all records for longevity, firstly with Strategic Air Command, and more recently with Air Combat Command.

Biographical Note

Robert F Dorr is a well respected author of long-standing reputation. His histories on modern American combat aircraft like the F-101 Voodoo and A-6 Intruder have set the standard for works of this type. Lindsey Peacock is a freelance aviation author and has written several titles for Osprey's aviation list. His is presently a contributing editor to Jane?s All the World?s Aircraft.Mike Badrocke is one of Osprey's most highly respected and accomplished illustrators, notably in the field of precision 'cutaway' artwork, as exemplified in this volume.

Contents

Evolution of the Stratofortress Submissions and Adoption The Doomsday Detonations Technical Features Building the Force - Introducing the B-52B
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D Models Ground Alert Operations Stratofortress Weapons 'Buff' Into Battle The Other Theatres - Laos and Cambodia From Chromedome to Linebacker II Desert Storm - The 'Buff's' Last War? * Low-Level Mission Three Decades to Decline Appendices Index
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