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A favorite Jimmy Stewart movie. Includes photos of B-36s and B-47s.

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A crew of thirteen airmen with their Convair Peacemaker, at Carswell AFB, (LIFE Magazine via Jet Pilot Overseas) Strategic Air Command, B 52 Stratofortress, Air Fighter, Military Pictures, Air Force Bases, Nose Art, Native American History, Aviation Art, Life Magazine

26 June 1948 - This Day in Aviation

26 June 1948: The 7th Bombardment Wing, Very Heavy, at Carswell Air Force Base, Fort Worth, Texas, received the United States Air Force’s first Consolidated-Vultee Aircraft Corporation (“Convair”) B-36A, a six-engine, very long range heavy bomber. Its mission was to serve as a nuclear-capable deterrent until the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress came into service five years … Continue reading 26 June 1948 →

US Air Force tanker refueling a bomber in mid-air Air Force Bases, Us Air Force, Strategic Air Command, F22, War Machine, Military Aircraft, Fighter Jets, Aviation, Art Photography

US Air Force KC-97 tanker refueling a B-47 bomber in mid-air

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jet bombers, during flight from MacDill Air Force Base Strategic Air Command, Air Force Bases, Military Aircraft, Military Vehicles, Wwii, Fighter Jets, Pilot, Aviation, Planes

32B-47 jet bombers, during flight from MacDill Air Force Base

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With the retirement of the Peacemaker, the US Air Force became an all jet bomber fleet. On 12 February the last “Peacemaker” built, Air Force serial number departed Biggs Air Force Base, Texas, C 5 Galaxy, Strategic Air Command, B 52 Stratofortress, Radial Engine, The B 52's, Jet Engine, Aircraft Design, Flight Deck, United States Army

26 June 1948 - This Day in Aviation

26 June 1948: The 7th Bombardment Wing, Very Heavy, at Carswell Air Force Base, Fort Worth, Texas, received the United States Air Force’s first Consolidated-Vultee Aircraft Corporation (“Convair”) B-36A, a six-engine, very long range heavy bomber. Its mission was to serve as a nuclear-capable deterrent until the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress came into service five years … Continue reading 26 June 1948 →

26 June 1948 - This Day in Aviation Strategic Air Command, B 52 Stratofortress, Radial Engine, Native American History, American Indians, American Frontier, Air Force Bases, Landing Gear, Mountain Man

26 June 1948 - This Day in Aviation

26 June 1948: The 7th Bombardment Wing, Very Heavy, at Carswell Air Force Base, Fort Worth, Texas, received the United States Air Force’s first Consolidated-Vultee Aircraft Corporation (“Convair”) B-36A, a six-engine, very long range heavy bomber. Its mission was to serve as a nuclear-capable deterrent until the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress came into service five years … Continue reading 26 June 1948 →

B-47 Strategic Air Command, Lieutenant General, Korean War, United States, Military, Military Man, Army

January 2012

20 posts published by jetpilotoverseas during January 2012

Close-up of the many dials which comprise panel of jet bomber Strategic Air Command, Air Force Bases, Close Up, Jet, Wwii, Airplane, Military, Plane, World War Ii

Close-up of the many dials which comprise panel of B-47 jet bomber

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