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B-52 takes flight after regeneration in the Boneyard

Release Number: 050215

A B-52H 'Stratofortress' left the Boneyard today after regeneration maintenance and flew to Barksdale AFB.

This is the first time a B-52 has been regenerated and flown from the Boneyard.

The B-52H, Serial No. 61-0007, took off from D-M around 10:15 a.m. and landed at Barksdale AFB around 4 p.m. in perfect condition. 

At Barksdale AFB, maintenance crews will continue working on the B-52 and install upgrade modifications to ensure configuration with the rest of the fleet.

Photos of the B-52's first flight are attached to this release.