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  • B-47E "StratoJet"

    Boeing WB-47E-55-BW "Stratojet" S/N 51-2360 Crew:   ThreeEngines:   Six General Electric J47-GE-25 turbojets; 7,200 lbs thrust each w/ water injection Wingspan:   116 ft 0 in Length:   107 ft 1 in Height:   28 ft 0 in Weight:  max:  226,000 lbs Speed:   cruise: 560 mph; max: 610 mph Range:   3,500 miles Service Ceiling:   39,300 ft Armament:   Two
  • B-52G "Stratofortress"

    Boeing B-52G-100-BW "Stratofortress" S/N 58-0191 Crew:   Six Engines:   Eight P&W J57-P-43WB turbojets, 13,750 lbs thrust each w/ water injection Wingspan:   185 ft 0 in Length:   160 ft 10.9 in Height:   40 ft 8 in Weight:   168,445 lbs empty; 488,000 lbs max Speed:   636 mph max at 20,800 ft; 523 mph cruise Range:   4,100 miles w/10,000 lb bomb
  • B61 Thermonuclear Bomb

    Length:  11 ft 8 in Diameter:  1 ft 1 in Basic weight:  700 lbs The B61 nuclear bomb is designed for carriage by aircraft at supersonic flight speeds and is the primary thermonuclear weapon in the U.S. stockpile since the end of the Cold War. The weapon was designed and built by the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico beginning in 1961 and
  • B83 Thermonuclear Bomb

    Length:  12 ft 0 in Diameter:  1 ft 6 in Basic weight:  2,400 lbs The B83 nuclear weapon was developed by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California beginning in the late 1970s. It entered service in 1983 and the first underground test detonation took place on 15 December 1984. The B83 was intended for high-speed carriage (up to Mach
  • Beech "Expeditor"

    Beech C-45H "Expeditor" S/N 52-10862 Crew:   Two Engines:   Two Pratt & Whitney R-985-AN-14B Wasp Junior radials; 450 hp each Wingspan:   47 ft 8 in Length:   34 ft 3 in Height:   9 ft 9 in Weight:   5,420 lbs empty; 7,500 lbs loaded Speed:   max: 225 mph; cruise: 160 mph Range:   1,200 miles at 5,000 ft at 160 mph Service Ceiling:   26,000 ft
  • Bell HH-1H "Iroquois"

    Bell HH-1H "Iroquois" S/N 70-02470 Crew:  Two-to-three Engine:  One Lycoming T-53-L-13B turboshaft; 1,400 hp Rotor Diameter:  48 ft 4 in (main); 8 ft 6 in (tail) Width:  9 ft 5 in Length:  57 ft 1 in Height:  12 ft 8 in Weight:  6,186 lbs empty; 9,500 lbs max Speed:  133 mph Range:  345 miles Ceiling:  15,000 ft Armament:  None Cost:  $1,900,000
  • Bell TH-13T "Sioux"

    Bell TH-13T "Sioux" S/N 67-17053 Crew:  Two (Instructor and Student Pilot) Engine:  One Avco Lycoming TVO-435-25A six-cylinder; 270 hp Rotor Diameter:  37 ft 1 1/2 in Length:  43 ft 2 1/2 in Height:  9 ft 3 3/4 in Weight:  1,564 lbs empty; 2,950 lbs max takeoff Speed:  105 mph max; 83 mph cruise Range:  250 miles Service Ceiling:  17,600 ft
  • Benjamin Foulis

    Benjamin Delahauf Foulois (1879-1967) Benjamin Delahauf Foulois, the first chief of the Army Air Corps to be a military aviator, had a number of "firsts" in his long and illustrious career. His accomplishments spanned 56 years during active-duty and retired military aviation service. He was born in Washington, Conn., in 1879. Foulois enlisted as a
  • Berlin "Candy Bomber"

    One of the many American pilots to fly the USAF C-54 Skymaster during the Berlin Airlift of 1948-49 ("Operation Vittles") was Colonel Gail S. Halvorsen of Provo, Utah. During the operation he became known as the "Candy Bomber" because he repeatedly dropped candy to German children from his aircraft on approach to the runways. The idea grew out of a
  • BGM-109G "Gryphon" Ground-launched Cruise Missile

    Propulsion:  One Williams International F107-WR-102 non-afterburning turbofan engine; one Atlantic Research solid-fuel rocket booster for launch Wingspan:   8 ft 7 in Length:   18 ft 2 in Diameter:   1 ft 9 in Weight:   2,650 lbs Speed:   500 mph Range:   1,500 miles The General Dynamics/McDonnell Douglas BGM-109G "Gryphon" Ground-launched Cruise