On Tuesday, April 28, the Blue Angels and the Thunderbirds completed a joint-flyover New York City to salute front-line workers. I found a good location to view the flyover, far removed from the large crowds along the Hudson.
I took above photos from Degraw Street, between Columbia and Van Brunt Streets, in the Columbia Street Waterfront District neighborhood of Brooklyn. There were perhaps 40-50 people in the neighborhood in small groups en route to my viewing spot. (Update: I added the map highlighting the approximate location where I took the photo on January 6, 2021).
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The Blue Angels and Thunderbirds flew overhead just at the moment I arrived at my location. I took the first of the three pictures at 12:11:33 PM. While I only had my BlackBerry Classic on hand to capture the flyover, the location made for legible pictures.
The ongoing flyovers are a fitting tribute to those continuing to work in critical jobs during the ongoing Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. Furthermore, they are also a nice event for the millions of American enduring difficult times due to the collateral effects of the measures implemented across the country to slow the spread of the virus. I hope that Americans will be able to enjoy flyovers in more normal times in the near future.