Keeneone
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April 11th, 2020 at 11:01:52 AM permalink
Thunderbirds Las Vegas flyover 4/11/20 ~2:30pm. Look up but be careful. From the article:

"Las Vegas residents will be able to see the flyover from the safety of their home-quarantine and should maintain all social distancing guidelines during this event. They should also refrain from traveling to landmarks and gathering in large groups to view the flyover."

http://afthunderbirds.com/site/2020/04/09/thunderbirds-honor-front-line-covid-19-responders-with-las-vegas-flyover/
https://www.reviewjournal.com/local/thunderbirds-to-soar-above-valley-to-honor-those-battling-pandemic-2004466/
Keeneone
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April 11th, 2020 at 4:17:23 PM permalink
I did not see them. But I could hear them. They did not fly over Dignity St. Rose hospital (south LV valley) which is the closest hospital. But other people have posted videos around the internet. Cool stuff! Thanks T-Birds.




(These are not my videos)
DRich
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April 12th, 2020 at 9:10:28 AM permalink
We sat outside in our backyard and never saw them or heard them.
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TDVegas
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April 12th, 2020 at 9:33:46 AM permalink
I got a glimpse...but they went by fast. You can hear them coming...and leaving.

F-16 is an impressive jet...some 40+ years after introduction.
rxwine
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April 12th, 2020 at 12:43:30 PM permalink
I'd love to get a live video of them coming straight down the mostly empty Las Vegas Boulevard at 1000 feet. Catch the full rumble of the engines.
Quasimodo? Does that name ring a bell?
rxwine
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April 12th, 2020 at 12:53:11 PM permalink
They're probably prohibited from stunt flying over populated areas, but heck, if they were to make an exception, now's a good time.
Quasimodo? Does that name ring a bell?
Vegasrider
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April 12th, 2020 at 12:58:04 PM permalink
This and Air Force One’s flyover during this years Daytona 500 has got to be one of the best flyovers ever.
Vegasrider
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April 12th, 2020 at 12:58:04 PM permalink
This and Air Force One’s flyover during this years Daytona 500 has got to be one of the best flyovers ever.
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April 13th, 2020 at 5:53:48 AM permalink
I saw them from a freeway overpass in Summerlin (on Crestdale). Pretty good spot, but they didn't pass directly over. I shot a video, but I doubt anybody would be impressed by it.
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Vegasrider
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April 13th, 2020 at 1:48:20 PM permalink
Would have been more impressive if they would have turned around and fly down the strip leveling off at 100 -200 feet, flying between the casinos on each side. I know they have the skills to do it. Too bad the new Top Gun movie got pushed back till Dec or early 2021 due to Covid 19

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