Friday Jul 11
The Washington Post
Air Force bomber competition still mysterious
The Air Force has quietly launched the contract competition for its eventual replacement, the long-range strike bomber.
Doug Ford: An amazing airplane for its time ... and still today
The Boeing B-52 airplane has had an amazingly long life for a machine. Aviation design advanced from the Wright Brothers first brief flight to the first flight of the B-52 in less than 49 years.
Historic Preservation, of a Sort
One of the more amazing stories in aviation is the continued role for the B-52, Boeing's huge 8-engined behemoth from the Cold War.
An Old Warrior
The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is a long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber.
This Is Money
British watch-maker Bremont linking up with aerospace giant Boeing
Upstart British watch-maker Bremont is linking up with US aerospace giant Boeing to develop a range of mechanical watches using real aeroplane parts.