B-52 takes flight after regeneration in the Boneyard
Release Number: 050215
Published February 17, 2015
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.