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US Air Force to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the B-52

The US Air Force's Global Strike Command is planning on commemorating he 60th anniversary of the first flight of the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress on 15 April. The original event happened on 15 April, 1952, when the YB-52 prototype took to the air over Seattle, Washington. The YB-52 is actually the second Stratofortress built by Boeing. The XB-52, which was the first aircraft, was damaged during ground esting and first flew on 2 October, 1952.
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