B-52 Stratofortress

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Summary

Comparable Aircraft
Manufacturer
Used By
Length
48.6 m (53.1 yd)
Aircraft type
Strategic bomber
Introduced
1955-02
 

Aircraft model

Military Use
United States Air Force (Active, 1955-02)
Number built
1962 (744)
Variants
B-52A
B-52B
B-52C
Accidents
1963 Elephant Mountain B-52 crash
Engine Type
Pratt & Whitney JT3D
Retired
2,040
 

Aircraft

ICAO Type Designator
B52
Number of engines
8
Wake turbulence category
Heavy
 

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