Like HowStuffWorks on Facebook!

How Military Flyovers Work

        Science | Modern

Lots More Information

Related HowStuffWorks Articles

More Great Links


  • "Air Force Denies Request for Flyover at Christian Festival." Fox News. July 7, 2009.
  • "Air Force Used Twitter to Track NY Flyover Fallout." New York Times. Associated Press. Aug. 10, 2009.
  • Hancock, David. "Military NYC Flyover Cost $328,000." CBS News. April 29, 2009.
  • "Memorial Day Military Flyovers." City of Santa Monica.
  • "Military flyover off Staten Island coast opens Fleet Week." Staten Island Advance. May 20, 2009.
  • Phillips, Kate. "D.C. Flyovers Begin at Midnight." New York Times. May 18, 2009.
  • "Request for Military Aerial Support." Department of Defense.
  • "Requesting the Golden Knights." U.S. Army Recruiting Command.
  • Robbins, Josh. "Military flyovers: Extravagance or invaluable?" The Orlando Sentinel. Pantagraph. Feb. 17, 2008.
  • Rulbal, Sal. "Army-Navy event is a flight of fancy." USA Today. Dec. 1, 2007.
  • Saltonstall, David; Mbugua, Martin; Gittrich, Greg. "Just plane crazy Jet buzzes Statue of Liberty." NY Daily News. May 15, 2003.
  • Sulzberger A.G. and Wald, Matthew L. "White House Apologizes for Air Force Flyover." New York Times. April 27, 2009.
  • "USAF Aerial Events Support." U.S. Air Force.
  • U.S. Air Force. "FAQ: U.S. Air Force. "
  • The White House, Office of the Press Secretary. Louis E. Caldera resignation letter. May 8, 2009.