It has 8 engines, four on each side, two per boom.
The B-52 entered service with USAF bomber squadrons in 1955.
the problem is tghe numbers are reversed, it was B25 MItchell Bomber a twin engine WWII aircraft smaller then a B52, plus this event was in 1945 at the time B52 was a designer concept at Boeing.
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1952 and produced all the way to 1962.
Nothing. They were "Bomber type 52" and as such, weren't named after anything. They were just the 52nd version of that bomber to be designed and built.
Boeing designed and built the B52 Stratofortress Bomber.
The B-52 is not a fighter, it is a heavy strategic bomber.
A B-52 has 8 TF33-P-3 turbofan engines
The B52 has proven to be one of the most effective bombers in history. It had a combat range of 5,000 miles and could hold more than 10,000 pounds of bombs.
More than half the B52 bomber force was based in Thailand.
The B17, B24, and B29s were the heavy bombers of WWII. The B52 was the heavy bomber of the Vietnam War.
It had four Pratt & Whitney engines - two under each wing.
The B52 Stratofortess. During the Vietnam War, one B52 could carry up to 108 750lb HE bombs. That was equal to about 10 World War 2 B17 bombers.
The B52 bomber did not make it's first flight until 1952, so there was no B52 made during WWII.
A tactical bomber, like a A10 or B2 would support ground troops, dropping their bombs with relative accuracy on enemy structures like artillery guns. A stagetic bomber, like a B52 would attack on factories and other important targets.