Memorial Day is a
time to remember those who paid the highest price in service
to our country. It is always an honor to be part of these
flyovers. This year, there were passes over Carpinteria and
Santa Barbara. We were also slated to fly over Solvang, but
the cloud ceilings were too low. For this flight, the lead was
flown by Michael Maloco. Terry Norbraten, Marc Russell and Ron
Alldredge flew in the 2, 3 and 4 slots. I flew in the back of
Ron's airplane for to get photos. These are all T-34 Mentors. These guys are all great pilots and I
thank them for a safe flight.
Taxiing out from Camarillo
Instrument panel in the rear cockpit of Ron's airplane.
Marc Russell just after takeoff.
Join up near Ventura
Three and four getting into position.
Ron starting the cross under from fingertip to diamond
The view from the #4 slot in the diamond formation
Inbound to Carpinteria
Fingertip strong right over Carpinteria
Marc pulling for the Missing Man
Terry clearing the target area
Echelon left formation heading north toward Santa Barbara
Diamond formation inbound to Santa Barbara
Over Santa Barbara marina
Marc over Ventura
Terry and Marc on the return trip
Terry departing the formation to head home.
Michael and Marc over Camarillo
Cross under to switch sides for the break over Camarillo
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