With bomb bay doors open B-52 does a high-speed, low altitude pass over a nameless beach…

Royal Australian Air Force English Electric A84 Canberra bomber drops to within 25 feet.

A Consolidated B-36 Peacemaker ripping up the shoreline. Designed for high altitudes, such a pass was a very rare sight!

What you’re seeing here is not a small fighter but a B-52 Stratofortress.

US Air Force B-52 demonstrates low altitude flying for sailors of the USS Ranger (CV-61) Persian Gulf 1990

Making of “Don’t Mess with Texas” Anti-Litter Commercial. Hopefully, they brought an extra pair of underwear

A pair of Tu-22Ks performs a low fly-by over Machulishchi at around 15-20m (50-70ft).

Such low-level flights were often performed by Tu-22 crews, albeit at a slightly higher level (around 80-150m / 260-500ft), but usually in manual mode, without the benefit of automatic flight control or terrain-following radar.

Avro Vulcan low pass shot from RAF Swinderby graduation ceremony

avatar
1 Comment threads
12 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
13 Comment authors
Gordon RadixSteveKeith StantonKarle L MahlerBLAS CRUZ Recent comment authors
  Subscribe  
Notify of
CaptnD
Guest
CaptnD

Third one down is NOT a B-52. Likely a Convair B-36 pusher prop