Boeing B-50 Superfortress Bibliography

Long after the bomber B-50s had been retired by Strategic Air Command, TAC retained a force of KB-50 drogue tankers that were instrumental in allowing the command to rapidly deploy fighters overseas nonstop. These were only retired in the mid-1960s.
Long after the bomber B-50s had been retired by Strategic Air Command, TAC retained a force of KB-50 drogue tankers that were instrumental in allowing the command to rapidly deploy fighters overseas nonstop. These were only retired in the mid-1960s.
Former tail turret area of a preserved KB-50J, showing the modification for carrying a drogue. KB-50s also carried drogue pods under the outer wings. (Photo C. Reed, 1987)
Former tail turret area of a preserved KB-50J, showing the modification for carrying a drogue. KB-50s also carried drogue pods under the outer wings. (Photo C. Reed, 1987)

B-50 Superfortress Bibliography

Photo: B-50D of the 328th BS at RAF Markham, UK Flight 9 November 1950 p.398

Photo: “Boeing KB-50J Refuels McDonnell F-101s” Aviation Week August 12, 1957 front cover

“B-50 Arctic Crash Kills Crew of 10” New York Times December 24, 1948 p.6 c.2

“Loaded B-50 Crash Kills 12 In Britain” New York Times October 14, 1949 p.2 c.5

“B-50 Crashes with 11; 9 Picked Up In Bay” New York Times January 7, 1950 p.28 c.3

“2 Killed in Crash, Explosion of B-50” New York Times July 14, 1950 p.42 c.2

“Lucky Lady II Forced Into A Crash Landing” New York Times, August 14, 1950 p.19 c.1

Photo: B-50D of the 328th Bomb Squadron, seen at RAF MArkham. Flight 9 Nove 1950 p.398

“Big Bomber Hits Apartment, Cuts through It And Kills 11” New York Times August 14, 1951 p.1+ 1 photo

“Alaska Crash Kills 12 Air Force Fliers” New York Times January 18, 1957 p.10 c.5

“10 on U.S. Plane Die In Crash In Belgium” New York Times August 14, 1958 p.18 c.5

“Plane Down in Atlantic” New York Times August 5, 1959 p.9 c.2

“Nine Killed In Texas In Jet Tanker Crash” New York Times March 6, 1961 p.50 c.6

“Tanker Plane Blows Up” New York Times February 10, 1962 p.4

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