Two different groups of pilots are planning Fourth of July flights over parts of Orange and Los Angeles counties Saturday afternoon, July 4.
At 2 p.m., the “Willa Dean,” a C-47 military transport plane, and two Marchetti SF-260 aerobatic planes are scheduled to pass over the city of Orange, then fly over Buena Park at 2:15 p.m. and La Habra at 2:30 p.m. The spectacle was organized by the Lyon Air Museum and Air Combat USA in conjunction with the three cities.
Also starting at 2 p.m., the Southern California-based Tiger Squadron is scheduled to fly its military heritage planes over Yorba Linda, including the Nixon Presidential Library & Museum, and then pass over the Huuntington Beach Pier at 2:17 p.m., and continue north passing the USS Iowa Battleship turned museum, reaching Rolling Hills Estates at 2:33 p.m. and the Torrance area around 2:36 p.m.
The squadron’s Facebook page said the flight would also cross over Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach, but did not specify times.
Information from the City of Torrance – In celebration of the 4th of July, the Tiger Squadron, based out of Torrance Airport, will fly over Torrance Blvd. at 2:30 p.m. Join us as we celebrate Independence Day.
The Tiger Squadron will begin at Western Ave. and Torrance Blvd. at pic.twitter.com/XCSt0Y5DaN
— City of Torrance (@TorranceCA) July 4, 2020
Source: Orange County Register