F-18 Hornets photos in the area

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F-18 Hornets photos in the area

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A resident of the county got a couple pics of these by his home, close to where us Coleman guys have camped by Lake Davis in California. I can't paste links, so check out Plumas News. All I get above my place usually is the sound, trying to locate the long past jets. :)
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We have a place on the water in eastern NC where jets out of Seymour Johnson airbase used to real fly low over the Pamlico River. Screaming by at maybe a couple hundred feet altitude - and by the time you heard them they were long gone.

Helicopters are much easier to spot!

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I am involved with two sea cadet corps and our boat shed and stores are located on Canada's largest air base. Get to see alot of cool aircraft flying overhead. Love it when we have the zodiacs out and they do a low level pass over us.
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As many years as planes, jets have been around, many people still look up to the sky.
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my office is just a few miles south of Tulsa airport. The national Guard F16s flyover all the time on finals. Those suckers are so loud. Tulsa north south runway is pretty long and since Tinker and Vance Airforce bases are just 1.5 hours away by car we get a lot of the big air force planes and jet trainers doing touch and goes. its fun to go watch them.
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I work at Naval Air Station Pensacola, large training base and home base for the Blue Angels. They practice every Tuesday and Wednesday morning for a couple hours. Not unusual to walk outside and have all six come right over at about 500 feet. Can't hear yourself think when that happens.
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hikerduane wrote: Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:33 pm A resident of the county got a couple pics of these by his home, close to where us Coleman guys have camped by Lake Davis in California. I can't paste links, so check out Plumas News. All I get above my place usually is the sound, trying to locate the long past jets. :)
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