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Engine Drops Out of B-52 During Training at Minot Air Force BaseMINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — An engine dropped out of a B-52 bomber during a training flight on Wednesday, the Air Force has confirmed following questions from Defense News. (www.defensenews.com) More...
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Yup...they had to make the dreaded seven engine approach back into the airport!
Sorry about that Zach, I should have scrolled down before making the same comment.
lol we have all been waiting a very long time for that one
R.N.: "And that, gentlemen, is how we drop ordinance"....E.W.O.: "But sir, we didn't have any ordinance loaded for this flight"
As the engine maintenance guy was leaving work one day, he reached into his pocket and said to himself, "I wonder what this cotter pin goes to?"
Cotter pins are for ground-based equipment. Engine retention nuts and bolts should be secured with safety wire.
I think that was supposed to be a joke, skylab72.
Oh, sorry. Acft Mechs get a little literal...