For the USAF AvGeeks...Did You Know??
#1
Most of us are too young to remember the B-36 Peacemaker ("six turnin', four burnin'). If you've ever watched the old Jimmy Stewart movie, "Strategic Air Command", you've seen the plane.



I found an article recounting an incident that I'd never heard of before and thought I'd post it here.

"In the wake of yesterday’s news that the U.S. has pulled out of the Open Skies Treaty of surveillance flights that verify compliance with nuclear arms limitations treaties, it’s worth revisiting a terrifying incident that occurred 63 years ago today: the formerly-classified Kirtland AFB Accidental B-36 Hydrogen Bomb drop on May 22, 1957."

The Day a B-36 Accidently Dropped the Largest U.S. Hydrogen Bomb on Kirtland AFB.
https://theaviationist.com/2020/05/22/on...n-history/
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NICE,
I had forgot about that one. My kid is on Kirkland, I'll send him this article.
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Butter Fingers . . . Eyeroll


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We had one on static display at Chanute AFB Il. where I went to tech school.
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