Blue Angels, Thunderbirds to Conduct Philadelphia Flyover

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The Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, and the Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, will honor frontline COVID-19 responders and essential workers with formation flights over New York City, Newark, Trenton and Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 28.

Residents along the flight path can expect a few seconds of jet noise as the aircraft pass overhead, along with the sight of 12 high-performance aircraft flying close in precise formation.

Flyovers in Philadelphia will start at 2 p.m. (EST) and last approximately 20 minutes.

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, hospitals and gathering in large groups to view the flyover. 

The teams welcome and encourage viewers to tag the flyover on social media with the hashtag #AmericaStrong.

Media can contact 850-452- 3710 or americastrong.media@gmail.com.

Media inquiries for the City of Philadelphia should be directed to press@phila.gov. 

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Heather Redfern
Public Affairs Manager
215-600-6105
heather.redfern@phl.org
Shawn Hawes
Public Information Officer
215-490-6465
shawn.hawes@phl.org

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