Gallery: From hatch to dials, a look around and inside a B-52 bomber
The B-52 is big, old, and rugged. Here's what they look like up close.
The B-52H aircraft the morning of the flight. Its serial number is 61-0010, meaning that Congress appropriated the money to build it in 1961, according to Boeing. The only B-52s the Air Force flies today are the H models, which are the youngest. Rob Verger