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Boeing B-52 Stratofortress (N6511) - I snapped this pix when the B-52G was leaving the boom after a successful air refueling.   I was flying out of TRAVIS at the time.... right around 1980.  I loved the paint job.    Puffy clouds really make the picture!
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Boeing B-52 Stratofortress (N6511)

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I snapped this pix when the B-52G was leaving the boom after a successful air refueling. I was flying out of TRAVIS at the time.... right around 1980. I loved the paint job. Puffy clouds really make the picture!

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john rytkonenPhoto Uploader
Refueling B-52G out of Mather in the 1980s... I was the boom operator... flying out of TRAVIS AFB(SAC), CA.

6511 was the B-52's tail number
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