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View Diary: Flying the B-52 - Part 1 (216 comments)

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  •  I have never (1+ / 0-)
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    had one of these fly over me.  Must be consummately awesome.    I still remember the distant rumble and hi decibel glory of a vintage B-29  passing over en route to a landing.  

    Sounded like... victory.

    •  Never one of these... (0+ / 0-)

      But I was out tooling around one day in a glider, 3 or 4 thousand feet up, and it got really, really loud. I looked down, and there was a C-17 going by about 1,000' beneath me.

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