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A roar from the north and look what makes a high speed pass.  This is a Boeing B-52 Stratofortress, also known as the "Buff".  The B-52 first flew more than 50 years ago and is planned to remain in active service for at least another 30 years.  Personally, I think the B-52 is one of the most menacing looking airplanes around, topped perhaps by the AC-130 Specter gun-ship.


The flyby runway (18/36) parallels the Homebuilt/Showplane/Antique areas so one is never far away from the flying action when in those areas, and there is flying action from 7 AM to 8 PM every day.