STRATOFORTRESS The Story of the B-52 by Martin Bowman

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Published by Pen and Sword .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Air forces & warfare,
  • Military vehicles,
  • Military Science,
  • Military,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Transportation,
  • Military - Aviation,
  • Military - United States,
  • History / Military / Aviation,
  • B-52 bomber,
  • Aviation - General

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8953315M
ISBN 101844152340
ISBN 109781844152346

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Bill Yenne (San Francisco, CA) is the author of three dozen works of biography and historical nonfiction, including many books on military history, and he has been a contributor to encyclopedias of both World Wars. His previous books on combat aviation and the Boeing Company include Superfortress: The B and American Airpower in World War II (written with legendary U.S.

/5(57). Thankfully, the book's title is misleading. This book is NOT a shop manual. Not that you've got an aging B in your backyard that you'd like to restore. Or perhaps you do. But if you do, you're gonna need more than a Hayne's manual and a set of Snap-On tools.

This book is a very nice tribute to a venerable aircraft/5(48). The Stratofortress entered active service in and is scheduled to continue as part of the air force's inventory through The jet-powered bomber was a mainstay of America's Cold War nuclear-deterrent strategy, providing air power that balanced the land and sea military forces.

The massive plane also served as the launch platform for the /5(61). The book is full of excellent colour photos of the aircraft, with many close-up detail shots. There is also a very nice selection of nose art. The author addresses the history of these aircraft from the Cold War to the current/recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.5/5(5).

Books written by B Stratofortress Association members. Members share their experiences with personal and professional life stories. The book is entitled "High Road to Hanoi," and portrays the lives, concerns and emotions of the B crew members during the height of the cold war.

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This book was published in and covers all of the versions of the B up to the H-varient, which is still in current service. Most books give you a lot of narrative and a few photos, this is the other way around.

2/3 of the photos are in color showing the interior and exterior of this giant bomber. There are also 3 pages of color plates Reviews: 6. !!!The B Stratofortress Association's Rendezvous/Reunion, scheduled for Augusthas been CANCELLED due to the COVID Pandemic.

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The eight-engine, ,pound (,kilogram) jet was America’s first long-range, swept-wing heavy bomber. It began as an intercontinental, high-altitude nuclear bomber, and its operational capabilities were adapted to meet changing defense needs.

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English | pages | PDF | MB. Resolve the captcha to access the links. Registered members don't get captcha. All Issues: Crowood Aviation Series. Back   Boeing's mighty B Stratofortress has seen continuous operational service with the United States Air Force since the type was introduced in The aircraft has been upgraded several times and has assumed many different new roles since it was originally conceived and then provided the key airborne platform for America's strategic nuclear force/5(42).

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This book includes chapters on Concept Requirement, Design and Development, Production, Evolution and Variant Models, Operational Tasking, Operational History (with firsthand accounts from crews), Weapons and Equipment Carried, Brand: Pen & Sword Books Limited.

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The bomber is capable of flying at high subsonic speeds at altitudes of up to 50, feet (15, meters). It can carry nuclear or precision guided. This book includes chapters on Concept Requirement, Design and Development, Production, Evolution and Variant Models, Operational Tasking, Operational History (with firsthand accounts from crews), Weapons and Equipment Carried, Flying the Aircraft and Current Service Operations.

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The Boeing B Superfortress is a four-engine propeller-driven heavy bomber designed by Boeing and flown primarily by the United States during World War II and the Korean in allusion to its predecessor, the B Flying Fortress, the Superfortress was designed for high-altitude strategic bombing but also excelled in low-altitude night incendiary bombing, and in dropping naval mines.

Published in'B Stratofortress' is number 8 in the 'Modern Combat Aircraft' series by publishers Ian Allan. The book tells the story of the development and operational use of the famous USAF strategic bomber, supported by over well captioned photos and other illustrations/5.

Stratofortress: The Story of the B View larger image. By: Over were built and around 80 remain in service. This book includes chapters on Concept Requirement, Design and Development, Production, Evolution and Variant Models, Operational Tasking, Operational History (with first-hand accounts from crews), Weapons and Equipment Carried.

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Features such as its bombing navigational computer and terrain computer, and its Electro-Optical Viewing System and GPS are : One of the most recognizable aircraft in the world and an icon of the United States’ Cold War deterrent, the B Stratofortress was for decades the U.S.

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The invasion of Kuwait by Iraq in August gave the B the chance to prove its worth in the new world order, and Stratofortress crews flying the BG seized the opportunity with both hands. This book explains how, flying from bases in the Indian Ocean. The Boeing B Stratofortress began her life at the Boeing Aircraft Corp back in She was the answer to the problem that General Curtis LeMay of the USAF was looking for: A BIG bomber.

The B, in entered the service of the USAF and as. An icon of the Cold War, Boeing's mighty B 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.

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