70th Anniversary Of Supersonic Flight Flyover

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In celebration of Gen. Chuck Yeager's first supersonic flight in October of 1947, Edwards Air Force Base will launch two formations over several Southern California schools which will pass over low and slow. General Yeager was at this time the first to break the sound barrier which he did in a rocket-powered jet at about 700 mph.

The flight will be coming over Santiago Peak and dropping down low over Rancho Santa Margarita, Lake Forest, Irvine, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, and other cities along the way before heading off into Long Beach and LA County. To see the flyover map, click here. For more info, click here

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While two formations will fly over Southern California, Orange County will be the second formation which won't have the B-1 Lancer but we will see 4 jets which will be: F-15 Eagle, F-16 Falcon, F-22 Raptor, and F-35 Lightning II. We can expect to see them overhead between 12:15 and 12:18 coming from over Santiago Peak and going towards Long Beach