Vietnam War: USAF B-52 Sequence, U-Tapao AB, Thailand 250200-04 | Footage Farm



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[Vietnam War – Color, 1970 ca: USAF B-52 Sequence, U-Tapao AB, Thailand]
Camouflage painted B-52D taking off r. to l.
20:43:02 Base Sign (illegible): 4258TH STRAT WG w/ unit insignias in front of U-Tapao, Thailand AB building.
20:43:11 INT control tower w/ KC-135As landing / taking off past parked KC-135As in background.
20:43:45 Gen Bruce K. Holloway exiting Young Tiger Operations building & into car.
20:44:00 Gen Holloway shown engine in jet engine shop. Engine being towed along road.
KC-135 engine being tested at test stand. CUs.
20:44:31 Two airmen mounting engine on KC-135A. KC-135A taking off. CU pilot & copilot in cockpit of KC-135A in flight. View from KC-135A boom operator’s position of B-52 loaded w/ M-117 bombs, being refueled above clouds.
20:45:19 KC-135A boom operator’s view of F-4D w/ MK-82s & MK-82 Daisy Cutters being refueled.
20:45:29 Parked B-52D being washed by Thais; engines worked on.
20:45:58 Activity in bomb preloading area, MK-82 bomb being loaded to pre-loading area, being loaded into bomb clip & truck pulling it away. Clip of MK-82 bombs being pushed under B-52 by airmen. M-117 bombs being loaded individually into B-52D bomb bay beneath load of MK-82s.
20:47:43 Airmen loading M-117 bombs onto B-52D wing racks.
20:47:57 B-52D loaded with bombs taking off l. to r. & overhead.
Cold War; Air Support; 1960s; 1970s; Bombing Mission; Heavy Bombers; Fighter Aircraft;
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