Friday, July 3, 2009

Oregon Air National Guard jets to do multiple flyovers throughout state for July 4 celebrations

If you're going to be out and about on July 4, make sure you look up every once in a while. Oh yeah, and don't forget your camera.

The Oregon Air National Guard will conduct several flyovers in celebration of Independence Day.

Two F-15 Eagle fighter jets from the 142nd Fighter Wing in Portland, and two F-15 Eagle fighters home-based at the 173rd Fighter Wing at Kingsley Field, are scheduled to fly over community events throughout Oregon, Southwest Washington and Northern California at the following times and locations on Saturday, July 4:

10:00 Klamath Falls, OR – Klamath Avenue

10:05 Tulelake, CA – Main St.

10:10 Lake of the Woods – Lake of the Woods Resort area

10:15 Ashland, OR – Main St.

10:20 Central Point, OR - Downtown

10:30 Eagle Point, OR – Main St.

10:45 Diamond Lake, OR – Diamond Lake Resort Area

11:00 Bend, OR – Les Schwab Amphitheater

11:00 Ridgefield, WA – 4th of July Parade

11:05 Camas, WA – 4th of July Parade

11:10 Rockaway Beach, OR – 4th of July Parade

11:15 Neskowin, OR – Neskowin Patriotic Celebration

11:25 Cresswell, OR – Oregon Avenue (Main St)

12:50 Beaverton, OR – Oak Hills School - Parade

1:15 Manzanita, OR – 4th of July Parade

2:00 Gold Beach, OR – 4th of July Parade at the Port

2:25 Roseburg, OR – Roseburg Hometown 4th of July

2:30 Glide, OR – Parade at Glide Middle School

All passes will be approximately 1,000 feet above ground level and 350 knots airspeed. Flights could be cancelled or times changed due to inclement weather or operational contingencies.

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