B-2: Spirit of New York at Edwards

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  1. Matt308

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    Great pictures of the B-2 and good commentary. Enjoy.

    B-2 Spirit
     
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    Perhaps it will soon do a tour of Iran!

    I was flying from Fresno to L.A. a few years ago in a private plane and a B-2 passed a couple thousand feet below us near the Edwards area...

    very cool! Not an angle everybody gets to see.

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    I too was on a flight test over Oklahoma years back and happened to look out a side window and caught a short glimpse of a B-2 tanking with a KC-135 below us through the clouds. Probably a once in a lifetime that one.
     
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    Soon after the B-2's introduction, I heard of problems of the skin buckling and warping when exposed to moisture, thus compromising the stealth radar signature...

    has anyone else heard of those issues?
     
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    I worked on the first 7 - never heard such thing although I do know there was continual maintenance activities to maintain the skin.
     
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    Great shot with the B-52.

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    That guy has top-knotch pics. Everything else on his site is worth looking through.
     
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