Friday, May 15, 2020
The Falcon RV Squadron will continue its mission of creating giant hearts in skywriting over Augusta and Aiken hospitals.
Around 11:30 a.m. Saturday, the group of pilots will fly a large formation of 12 experimental aircraft over five major Augusta hospitals -- Augusta University Medical Center, University Hospital, Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, Doctors Hospital (northwest) and Fort Gordon Eisenhower Medical Center.
Flying at an altitude of 9,500 feet, they'll leave several white heart trails overhead as symbols of appreciation for hospital workers and first responders.
The show will then move over Aiken Regional Medical Center around 11:40 a.m.
Many of the pilots are former military veterans and airline pilots. The pilots had been practicing for the Atlanta airshow that was canceled due to the pandemic. They decided to put their flying skills to use by spreading a message of hope to cities throughout Georgia.
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