Cockpit video of the Blue Angels flying over Downtown Detroit’s skyscrapers
By EDWARD PEVOS | MLive.com | Published: May 13, 2020
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DETROIT (Tribune News Service) — Feel free to play the theme to “Top Gun” in your head while watching this video. It’s the view of all views, inside the cockpit of one of the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels flying over Downtown Detroit during Tuesday’s “American Strong” flyover tour.
People all over Southeast Michigan stood outside to watch the seven F/A-18 hornets flying through the air to honor health care workers and front-line COVID-19 heroes during the pandemic.
The flight path took them from Ann Arbor to Downtown Detroit, then along Lake St. Clair and the Detroit River shorelines. Once they left Detroit, they headed to Chicago and Indianapolis.
This flyover comes as Michigan receives good news concerning its latest coronavirus numbers. 6.3% of test conducted on Sunday, May 10 came back positive. That’s the first time the percentage of positive tests has been below 7% since March 11 when it was at zero. Overall in Michigan, there were 469 new confirmed cases and 90 more deaths announced on Tuesday.