Strategic Air Command

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A favorite Jimmy Stewart movie. Includes photos of B-36s and B-47s.

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jet bombers, during flight from MacDill Air Force Base Strategic Air Command, Air Machine, Air Force Bases, Military Aircraft, Military Vehicles, Wwii, Fighter Jets, Pilot, Planes

32B-47 jet bombers, during flight from MacDill Air Force Base

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A crew of thirteen airmen with their Convair Peacemaker, at Carswell AFB, (LIFE Magazine via Jet Pilot Overseas) Native American History, American Civil War, Strategic Air Command, Airplane Car, Air Fighter, Military Pictures, Nose Art, Aviation Art, Life Magazine

26 June 1948 - This Day in Aviation

26 June 1948: The 7th Bombardment Wing, Very Heavy, at Carswell Air Force Base, Fort Worth, Texas, received the United States Air Force’s first Consolidated-Vultee Aircraft Corporation (“Convair”) B-36A, a six-engine, very long range heavy bomber. Its mission was to serve as a nuclear-capable deterrent until the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress came into service five years … Continue reading 26 June 1948 →

US Air Force tanker refueling a bomber in mid-air Air Force Bases, Us Air Force, Strategic Air Command, F22, Military Aircraft, Wall Collage, Fighter Jets, Aviation, Art Photography

US Air Force KC-97 tanker refueling a B-47 bomber in mid-air

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With the retirement of the Peacemaker, the US Air Force became an all jet bomber fleet. On 12 February the last “Peacemaker” built, Air Force serial number departed Biggs Air Force Base, Texas, Air Force Bases, Us Air Force, C 5 Galaxy, Strategic Air Command, B 52 Stratofortress, Jet Engine, Aircraft Design, Flight Deck, United States Army

26 June 1948 - This Day in Aviation

26 June 1948: The 7th Bombardment Wing, Very Heavy, at Carswell Air Force Base, Fort Worth, Texas, received the United States Air Force’s first Consolidated-Vultee Aircraft Corporation (“Convair”) B-36A, a six-engine, very long range heavy bomber. Its mission was to serve as a nuclear-capable deterrent until the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress came into service five years … Continue reading 26 June 1948 →

B-47 Strategic Air Command, Lieutenant General, Korean War, United States, Military, Army, U.s. States, Military Man

January 2012

20 posts published by jetpilotoverseas during January 2012

Close-up of the many dials which comprise panel of jet bomber Strategic Air Command, Air Force Bases, Close Up, Jet, Military, Army, Military Man

Close-up of the many dials which comprise panel of B-47 jet bomber

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Life photographer, Ralph Morse (C), standing outside plane with pilots Strategic Air Command, Air Force Bases, Pilots, Plane, The Outsiders, How To Get, Tips, Photography, Photograph

Life photographer, Ralph Morse (C), standing outside plane with pilots

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