A pair of giant B-52 Stratofortress bombers will be at the 2015 Avalon Airshow.
Airshow organisers said one of the US Air Force aircraft will be on static display during the week-long event, with a second to fly in to Avalon, perform a flying display and then head back to its overseas base in a 16-hour round trip.
The Boeing-built B-52 made its maiden flight in 1952 and there are currently 58 B-52Hs active with the US Global Strike Command, with a further 18 in reserve.
The aircraft has flown missions in Afghanistan, the Gulf War and the Vietnam War, among other conflicts.
“Its massive swept back wings and long sleek fuselage make the B-52 one of the most highly recognisable aircraft of all time; it is truly an icon of aviation design,” Avalon said in a statement.
“It is expected B-52s will remain in service until 2045, almost a century after they first rolled off the Boeing production line. The mighty Stratofortress rightfully carries legend status.”
The Avalon Airshow takes place from February 24 to March 1.
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