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More: Boeing B-52H Stratofortress
More: Edwards - AFB (EDW / KEDW)
More: USA - California, October 29, 2006
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60-0036 (cn 464401) This shot shows the enormous B52 gear retracting.
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A visitor from - posted Tue January 15, 2013:
What a strange looking yet beautiful bird.

A visitor from Netherlands posted Thu May 31, 2012:
Absolutely wonderful shot! Great detail, a feast for the true BUFF fan (like me!). Thx for sharing, Kevin!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun December 27, 2009:
What a nice shot

A visitor from United States posted Tue August 25, 2009:
This is on of the few buff's ive seen with the flir and stv working. Guess it pays to be non mission.

A visitor from - posted Fri July 3, 2009:
I just love b-52's.

A visitor from New Zealand posted Wed January 14, 2009:
No doubt 5 out of 5

A visitor from Germany posted Wed December 10, 2008:
Awsome Pic. You caught a great moment. it must be such a stunning noise these 8 P&W engines producing

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun January 6, 2008:
Brilliant shot kevin this aircraft is almost 50 years old and it's still going strong long may it continue 5 stars no doubt

A visitor from Netherlands posted Thu November 8, 2007:
Wow, this picture is really impressive, it is without doubt the best B-52 shot I've seen on A.net...

A visitor from Denmark posted Thu August 23, 2007:
This picture shows a B-52 so close. And i give this photo 4 stars, because its possible to see a lot of detail,s engine,gear and flaps, nose an more.4****

A visitor from Switzerland posted Tue January 23, 2007:
What a great pic ! powerfull !

A visitor from Spain posted Mon November 20, 2006:
As you said, big gear for a huge aircraft.

A visitor from Brazil posted Fri November 17, 2006:
One of the best B-52 photos available!

Congratulations, this is a true masterpiece.

A visitor from Canada posted Thu November 16, 2006:
Absolute grace in such a large aircraft!!! Nice to see it's well maintained and spotless!

A visitor from Hong Kong posted Thu November 16, 2006:
What a beautiful photo of B-52H! Nice sky and clear and very detail to the landing gears!

A visitor from Portugal posted Thu November 16, 2006:
Very nice one! Not only the gears but also the huge flaps...

A visitor from Portugal posted Wed November 15, 2006:
This picture can easily show how the B-52 landing gear is positioned after pulling it down. Great shot!

A visitor from Russian Federation posted Wed November 15, 2006:
Great shot from down below! It well shows the retraction process of landing gear. Never knew it goes up that way on B-52.

A visitor from Spain posted Wed November 15, 2006:
Fantastic picture !

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