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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Gearing up for a 'Ghost' ride

B-52H serial number 61-0007With high demands on maturing aircraft, the Air Force is finding creative ways to save money on an aging fleet.

With the chance of manufacturing a new B-52 out of the question -- because production ceased in the 1960s -- the Air Force is finding it more cost effective to regenerate it rather than repair it.

Calling on the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group, or 309th AMARG, an aircraft that has been in storage for more than six years will soon be back in the fleet.

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