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The "Ghost Rider" B-52 Rises From The Grave To Ride AgainU.S. Air Force serial number 61-0007, a B-52H known by its nose art as "Ghost Rider," was brought out of seven years of storage at the Defense Department's boneyard in Arizona. Its new mission? To replace an active B-52H that was badly damaged by fire while on the ground at Barksdale Air Force Base and make the USAF arms treaty-dictated fleet of 76 B-52s whole once again (foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com) More...
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Glad it is coming back.... Wish they had more of them back in service.... The B52 is one of the best bombers of all time.
I'll say, first flew 1952!!. Talk about getting your monies worth.
WOW a monster comes top life man that will rock. Planespotters will enjoy seeing this old B 52 in the air when they can. Nice aircraft and mighty powerful too
Go old BUFF. Welcome back to the USAF.
Ghost Rider is the real Phoenix. They must have learned a lot from this first experience.
I worked on her when I was at K.I. Sawyer. I was at K.I. Sawyer long enough for all of the H models to cycle through. These things were built to last.