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Main article: B-52 Stratofortress

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B-52G-130BW 59-2601
2601
Langley AFB, Hampton, Virginia

Boeing B-52 Survivors, highlights the history of many well known static displayed B-52s in the United States. A list is also provided of other Stratofortresses on display around the world; including location, model and serial numbers, brief history, nicknames/markings, and conditions.

Background

Source: USAF Fact Sheet

The B-52A first flew in 1954, and the B model entered service in 1955. A total of 744 B-52s were built with the last, a B-52H, delivered in October 1962. It served in the Strategic Air Command. Only the H model is still in the Air Force inventory and is assigned to Air Combat Command and the Air Force Reserve Command.

B-52 survivors

B-52A BO Boeing-Seattle

B-52BStratofortressAtWingsMuseum

B-52B-5BO 52-005
Wings Over The Rockies Museum

B-52B BO Boeing-Seattle

  • B-52B-5BO c/n 16495 52-005, accepted: 3 March 1955, ex-6515th Maintenance Group (Air Research & Development Command) - Edwards AFB, ex-93rd BW / 330th BS - Castle AFB, ex-3415th MSG (ATC) - Lowry AFB, ex-Lowry Technical Training Center, redesignated: GB-52D, soc: April 1982, " 005 ", Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum closed Lowry AFB, Denver, Colorado (D) [1] (N39 43' 12.22" W104 53' 44.73")
  • B-52B-10BO c/n 16498 52-008, redesignated: RB-52B, assigned: NASA "008", converted: NB-52B, mothership: X-15, X-38, X-43A, soc: 17 December 2004 " 0008 ", Edwards AFB Museum, California (D) [2]
note: One of the few B-52's to have actually dropped a nuclear weapon.
B52B 008nose

B-52B-10BO 52-008
0008
Edwards AFB Museum

  • B-52B-30BO c/n 16858 53-379, redesignated: RB-52D, Barrier test aircraft, Rogers Dry Lakebed, Mojave desert (W) (N34 49' 07.33" W117 51' 09.30")
  • B-52B-35BO c/n 16873 53-394, ex-Castle AFB, "Lucky Lady III", assigned: 16 January 1957 Operation Power Flight - (Pilot: Capt Charles W. Fink), ex-95th BW - Biggs AFB "City of El Paso", ex-USAFM, scrapped: 1985, " 0394 City of El Paso ", Walter Soplata collection, Newbury, OH (D) [8][9]
note: nose section only

B-52D BO Boeing-Seattle

  • B-52D-55BO c/n 17184 55-0068, History and Traditions Museum, Lackland AFB Texas (D) [10] (N29 23' 01.37" W98 38' 00.75")
B52 on display

B-52D-55BO 55-0068
0068
History & Traditions Museum

note: cockpit section only
  • B-52D-60BO c/n 17216 55-0100 lies abandoned on the island of Guam (W)
Usaf.B-52 war museum seoul

B-52D-65BO 55-0105
War Service Memorial

  • B-52D-70BO c/n 17269 56-586," 55-0100 ", Arc Light Memorial, Andersen AFB Guam (D)
  • B-52D-70BO c/n 17272 56-589, converted: GB-52D, Sheppard AFB Texas (D)
Boeing B-52D Stratofortress

B-52D-80BO 56-612
0612
Castle AFB

B-52D BW Boeing-Wichita

  • B-52D-25BW c/n 464026 55-679, accepted: 5 June 1957, ex-92nd BW - Ellsworth AFB, ex- 494th BW - Sheppard AFB, ex-509th BW - Pease AFB / Anderson AFB, ex-454th BW – March AFB, ex-22nd BW - Anderson AFB,, ex-99th BW – Anderson AFB / U-Tapao, ex-43rd SW - U-Tapao, ex-7th BW - Carswell AFB, ex-99th BW - Anderson AFB / U-Tapao, ex-22th BW – March AFB, ex- 43rd SW - Anderson AFB, participated: Linebacker II, ex-7th BW – Carswell AFB, ex- 22nd BW – March AFB, 175 combat missions, converted: GB-52D, SOC: 1992, " 679 " March Field Museum(MFM), Riverside, California (D)
  • B-52D-30BW c/n 464037 56-666, 8th Air Force Museum (D)
note: Verticle Fin only
  • B-52D-40BW c/n 464052 56-685, Dyess AFB Texas (D) (N32 25' 59.92" W99 48' 54.26")
B52D 56-0687

B-52D-40BW 56-687
687
Orlando International Airport

B-52E BW Boeing-Wichita

  • B-52E-55BW c/n 464109 57-119, " 0119 ", Rogers Dry Lake - Mojave desert (W) (N34 49' 09.75" W117 51' 06.70W)

B-52F BO Boeing-Seattle

B-52G BW Boeing-Wichita

  • B-52G-75BW 57-6468, Offutt AFB NE (D) (N41 08' 05.50" W95 55' 29.83")
note: nose section only
  • B-52G-100BW c/n 464259 58-0191, accepted: 16 October 1959, ex- 72nd BW - Ramey AFB, ex-456th BW - Beale AFB/ Anderson AB, ex-17th BW - Anderson AB/ Robins AFB, ex-2nd BG - Barksdale AFB, ex-320th BW - Mather AFB, ex-97th BW - Blytheville AFB/ Edwards AFB, ex-62nd BW - Fairchild AFB, ex-93rd BW - Castle AFB, ex-2nd BW - Barksdale AFB, ex-93rd BW - Castle AFB, soc: August 1991, " 0191 Bearin' Arms ", Hill Aerospace Museum (HAM) Hill AFB UT (D) [25]
  • B-52G-105BW c/n 464300 58-0232, soc: 3 April 1990, Offutt AFB Nebraska (D)
note: nose section only
note: nose section only

B-52H BW Boeing-Wichita

  • B-52H-135-BW c/n 464368 60-0003, ex-917th BW/ 93rd BS, Hangar 25 Museum, Big Spring, TX (D)
note: nose section only
  • B-52H-170BW c/n 464452 61-0025, Assigned: NASA " 025 ", Dryden Flight Research Center (F)

Reference

  1. 52-005 (airliners photo collection)
  2. (airliners photo collection)
  3. 52-0013 (airliners photo collection)
  4. The New National Atomic Museum Official Site
  5. National Atomic Museum Kirtland AFB Pictorial Web Site
  6. Strategic Air and Space Museum Official Site
  7. 52-8711 (airliner Photo Collection)
  8. 53-394 El Pasco (airliners photo collection)
  9. 53-394( 95th BW History)
  10. 55-0068 (airliners photo collection)
  11. USS Alabama Memorial Park Official Site
  12. 55-0071 Calamity Jane (airliners photo collection)
  13. 55-0083 Diamond Lil (airliners photo collection)
  14. Kansas Aviation Museum Official Site
  15. 55-0105
  16. 55-0057 (airliners photo collection)
  17. K.I. Sawyer Heritage Air Museum Official Site
  18. 55-0067 The Lone Star Lady (airliners photo collection)
  19. 55-0677 (airliners photo collection)
  20. 56-0665 (airliners photo collection)
  21. 56-687 (airliners photo collection)
  22. Travis Air Museum Official Site
  23. 57-038 (airliners photo collection)
  24. 57-6509 Nine O Nine II (Aircraft Walk About)
  25. 58-0191 Bearin' Arms (airliners photo collection)

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