Engine falls Out Of B-52 Bomber

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Engine falls Out Of B-52 Bomber

Post by TheChrome » Fri Jan 06, 2017 3:19 am

Maybe its about time they retire the dinosaurs:
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — An engine dropped out of a B-52 bomber during a training flight on Wednesday, the Air Force has confirmed following questions from Defense News.

Because the B-52 runs on eight Pratt & Whitney TF33-P-3/103 turbofan engines, pilots were able to land the aircraft safely without any injury to the five personnel on board. The Air Force has since dispatched a UH-1N Huey helicopter to recover engine debris, which was found located in an unpopulated area about 25 nautical miles northeast of Minot Air Force Base, an Air Force spokesman said in a statement.
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Re: Engine falls Out Of B-52 Bomber

Post by Navarro » Fri Jan 06, 2017 3:41 am

There's nothing wrong with the aircraft; they're just not being maintained properly. The problem is the same with all US military equipment. The BUF could fly for a thousand years if we'd just take care of it. Besides, if we replaced the B-52, we'd end up with something that costs a hundred times what it's actually worth, equipped to perform twenty roles when we only need them to perform two or three. You don't need a swiss army knife if all you're going to do is slice a sandwich.

Just convert that aircraft into a B-52H and keep it in good shape.
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Re: Engine falls Out Of B-52 Bomber

Post by kilo365 » Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:54 am

Navarro wrote:There's nothing wrong with the aircraft; they're just not being maintained properly. The problem is the same with all US military equipment. The BUF could fly for a thousand years if we'd just take care of it. Besides, if we replaced the B-52, we'd end up with something that costs a hundred times what it's actually worth, equipped to perform twenty roles when we only need them to perform two or three. You don't need a swiss army knife if all you're going to do is slice a sandwich.

Just convert that aircraft into a B-52H and keep it in good shape.

And plus our antique minuteman icbm... silos and missiles built before J.F. Kennedy rein...
currently.... North Korea has newer advanced ICBM's and they hadn't even tested one yet lol...
We need to ship shape things up asap or America will fall into peril.

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