A short trip South down to the Cotswolds this morning to catch up with some MT B52H departing Fairford and a few regulars at Brize Norton.
The 5th Bomber wing from Minot AFB North Dakota are temporarily deployed at RAF Fairford with 4 B52H (60-0005/MT, 60-0009/MT,60-0012/MT & 61-0005/MT).
They operate from the UASAF’s Global Strike Commands forward operating base here and are acting as part of the 23rd Expeditionary Bomber Squadron.
The crews have been carrying out weekday sorties which have included exercises with NATO forces in Estonia.
‘BARON 41’ Departed 09:38 60-0009
‘BARON 42’ Departed 09:39 61-0005