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2010 Rhode Island ANG Open House & Airshow - USAF Thunderbirds

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Published on Jul 3, 2010

USAF Thunderbirds

2010 Rhode Island ANG Open House & Airshow
Quonset State Airport
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
Sunday June 27, 2010

IN THIS VIDEO, this is the first time I had ever seen the Thunderbirds fly a high show over the skies of Quonset State Airport. I was surprised they would fly a high show since I thought the cloud deck was just under the minimums for a high show. I was also surprised to see the diamond do their lightning takeoffs (single ship takeoffs rather than the formation takeoff) and keep in mind that it was a very humid day, so the jets sound much louder than they normally do.

I apologize for the quality of the video. Throughout the day, I had bumped into the concrete block that was next to me and had gotten parts of it in the video. In addition, the heat haze also made filming difficult, especially for the jets.

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