Courtesy Video Defense Imagery Management Operations Center Produced by MC2. Armando Gonzales. The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) entertains distinguished visitors to include Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos with flight operations and a fly-by that breaks the sound barrier (signaled with flares). The video was shot from guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG-53) in restricted maneuvering about 500 yards from John C. Stennis' port side. Click to subscribe! http://bit.ly/subAIRBOYD The most viewed aviation channel on YouTube.