B-52 bomber to return to service after rescue from the boneyard.
Credit: New Atlas, by David Szondy, May 23, 2019.
A B-52 Stratofortress, nicknamed "Wise Guy," makes its final approach to Barksdale Air Force Base, La(Credit: US Air Force/Master Sergeant Ted Daigle)
A retired Cold War US Air Force B-52 Stratofortressstrategic bomber has been rescued from an Arizona boneyard where it has sat since 2008, and is being returned to active duty. Nicknamed "Wise Guy," it has been made flightworthy and flew from the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG) to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, on May 14, 2019, where it will be completely restored…….
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