Air Force Thunderbirds honor San Antonio in Operation America Strong flyover

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  • 502nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs

The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron Thunderbirds conducted flyovers May 13 over San Antonio and Austin as a salute to frontline healthcare workers, first responders, military, and other essential personnel, while standing in solidarity with all Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic.

After a slight delay due to weather conditions, the formation of six F-16C/D Fighting Falcons began their San Antonio flyover at 2:20 p.m., lasting approximately 30 minutes. Flyovers in Austin started at 3:40 p.m. and lasted approximately 25 minutes.

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