The Buff...B-52. The ‘Eveready’ of the USAF. Just keep going!

The re-engined B-52, ready to continue serving along side the new Raider?

The contest is on.





or perhaps




What an amazing aircraft.

Bit like the battery.
 
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Yeah, but....err... Re-engining a Boeing jet ....what could possibly go wrong? Even if it changes the handling characteristics a bit, you can always bodge it with a bit of code in the control systems software.
 
Yeah, but....err... Re-engining a Boeing jet ....what could possibly go wrong? Even if it changes the handling characteristics a bit, you can always bodge it with a bit of code in the control systems software.
They could call it the B-52 MAX?
 
they could have fitted the CFM 56 to it decades ago, saved weight and millions of gallons of fuel and drastically improved reliability.
 

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