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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.