12/31/2007. The B-52G spent most of its life as a test aircraft for defensive systems, like chaff rocket pods, engine exhaust shields, etc. Eventually it was returned to operational duties and it flew eight missions in Dessert Storm from Fairford, UK. It was placed in storage at AMARC, Davis Monthan AFB, Tucson, Arizona, USA, on June 10, 1992.
The 747 was the first built and was flown for the first time as N7470
on February 9, 1969. On July 1, 1970 it was registered as N1352B and
is seen here demonstrating its capability as an Air Force tanker using
the Boeing flying boom refueling system. Many dry hook-ups were made
with the B-52, F-4 and other aircraft. The aircraft was re-registered
as N7470 on April 16, 1975. It was used for numerous test and
certification of equipment, systems, and powerplants. It flew into
retirement on March 28, 1990 to Seattle, Washington and is now
displayed at the Museum of Flight at Boeing Field.