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Air Force Thunderbirds to Join Royal Air Force Red Arrows, F-35s & F-22s in Historic Aerial
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Posted on 08/21/2019 9:05:09 PM PDT by nuconvert

Air Force Thunderbirds to Join Royal Air Force Red Arrows, F-35s & F-22s in Historic Aerial Parade over the Hudson River

Six F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft from the United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, will join the Royal Air Force Red Arrows, a formation of F-35A Lightning IIs and a formation of F-22 Raptors during an aerial parade over the Hudson River at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 22, 2019. Viewers can expect to see multiple iconic aircraft formations flying by the Manhattan skyline in a sequenced display of teamwork and airmanship.

A 6-ship Thunderbird Delta Formation will fly over the Hudson River along the Manhattan skyline in sequence with a 9-ship Red Arrow formation, a 2-ship F-35A Lightning II formation and a 2-ship F-22 Raptor formation. Fans are encouraged to come out and post their best photos on social media tagged with #hudsonflight.

(Excerpt) Read more at afthunderbirds.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: airforce; airshow; aviation; hudson; newyork; ny; raf; redarrows; thunderbirds; usaf
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I hope the media has been making announcements in the NY & NJ areas so people aren't alarmed.

Sounds very cool

1 posted on 08/21/2019 9:05:09 PM PDT by nuconvert
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To: KC_Lion

USAF Ping.


2 posted on 08/21/2019 9:06:12 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: nuconvert

Just went to an airshow a couple of weeks back. They had 11 F4U corsairs flying. Doesn’t sound all that impressive until you realize there are only 22 in flying condition in the whole world.

CC


3 posted on 08/21/2019 9:10:54 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (My cats are more amusing than 200 channels worth of TV)
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To: Celtic Conservative

Neat


4 posted on 08/21/2019 9:15:59 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

I’ll be watching! There are also supposed to be the Navy’s Blue Angels joining them.


5 posted on 08/21/2019 9:40:18 PM PDT by Bon mots
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To: Army Air Corps; Chode; Squantos; SkyDancer; Lockbox; carriage_hill; MtnClimber; tubebender; ...

SSSWWWEEEEEEEEEEEET !!!

I keep checking The Thunderbirds and Blue Angels Show Listing for within driving distance to Us, Wifey has never seen an Air Show and it’s been a long time since I have caught anybody with The Sneak Pass.

Now I have to watch the nutwerk channels in the AM.

AIR SHOW PING !!!


6 posted on 08/21/2019 9:42:40 PM PDT by mabarker1 ((Congress- the opposite of PROGRESS!!!) Z)
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WHEN: The mission will occur at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 22, 2019.

I’m guessing that the nutwerk snewz TV and Fox snewz. I hope I don’t have to resort to the commie newz nutwerk.


7 posted on 08/21/2019 9:47:49 PM PDT by mabarker1 ((Congress- the opposite of PROGRESS!!!) Z)
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>> Historic Aerial Parade over the Hudson River

Is that like a 3 second parade? Seriously.


8 posted on 08/21/2019 9:49:20 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Bon mots

Sorry to Post this, but:

Due to operational requirements, the U.S. Blue Angels will not be able to participate in the Hudson aerial parade on August 22nd. However, we are excited to announce that the F-22 Raptor Demo Team will be joining us, the Red Arrows and the F-35 Demo Team for this epic aerial display of teamwork and airmanship. See you soon, New York!

I’m bummed too.


9 posted on 08/21/2019 9:49:49 PM PDT by mabarker1 ((Congress- the opposite of PROGRESS!!!) Z)
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To: Gene Eric

Our tax $$$ that I don’t mind spending My share.


10 posted on 08/21/2019 9:52:33 PM PDT by mabarker1 ((Congress- the opposite of PROGRESS!!!) Z)
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To: Bon mots

The article says the Blue Angels cannot make it due to “operational requirements.”


11 posted on 08/21/2019 9:58:13 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Bon mots
Thought I read years ago that the Thunderbirds refused to do shows with the Blue Angels.

Something about the BA blowing them out of the water with their perfomenace at a joint air show. No idea what the BA could have done, but it pissed the TB off.

12 posted on 08/21/2019 10:10:01 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: mabarker1

+1


13 posted on 08/21/2019 10:16:07 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: nuconvert

Very cool indeed.


14 posted on 08/21/2019 11:54:14 PM PDT by funfan
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To: nuconvert; All

Waste of time and fuel flying over a portion of NY that hates our armed forces.


15 posted on 08/22/2019 12:03:15 AM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn’t common anymore.)
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To: doorgunner69; All
Check out military flyover videos of Rainbow Canyon, in Death Valley, California. Due to the nature of the flying, also referred to as Star Wars Canyon.

https://youtu.be/5kQbSOXjlts

https://youtu.be/BtOKsjssbBk

16 posted on 08/22/2019 12:23:48 AM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn’t common anymore.)
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To: Celtic Conservative
Just went to an airshow a couple of weeks back. They had 11 F4U corsairs flying.

So did I. Meeting of the Corsairs at Thunder over Michigan at Willow Run airport.

17 posted on 08/22/2019 3:17:00 AM PDT by Yo-Yo ( is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: Yo-Yo

You were there, huh? Hell of a hot day. Burned my arms pretty bad.

CC


18 posted on 08/22/2019 3:24:43 AM PDT by Celtic Conservative (My cats are more amusing than 200 channels worth of TV)
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To: Celtic Conservative

I was there on Saturday. It was hot, but was a fun day.


19 posted on 08/22/2019 3:29:08 AM PDT by Yo-Yo ( is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: Yo-Yo

I went on sunday. Still a lot of fun but my mobility issues made it kind of difficult.

CC


20 posted on 08/22/2019 3:31:27 AM PDT by Celtic Conservative (My cats are more amusing than 200 channels worth of TV)
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