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October 13, 2017
 

70th anniversary of supersonic flight

In honor of 70 years of supersonic flight, Edwards Air Force Base will be flying an outreach formation flight over the Antelope Valley Oct. 13.

A B-1 and F-16s formation flight at low altitude will traverse the Antelope Valley. The formation will then fly over Rosamond, Bakersfield and Mojave.

An additional formation of fighter jets (F-15, F-16, F-22, and F-35) will fly over the LA basin between noon and 1 p.m. from San Bernardino to Long Beach and north to Simi Valley, Santa Clarita and Palmdale Plant 42.

Look to the skies to help celebrate 70 years of supersonic flight!




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