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Things looking up at Pacific Coast Air Museum #veteran #military

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Tribune News Service) — The Snowbirds are coming! As pleased as Sonoma County is to host retirees who flock here in motorhomes and in search of relief from frigid weather, they are not the Snowbirds that will thrill tens of thousands of us on the last weekend of September. These Snowbirds are the nine sleek, red-and-white jets of the Canadian armed forces’ aerobatic, tight-formation flight team. It’s a huge deal that the Pacific Coast Air Museum persuaded the Snowbirds to perform at its Sept. 26 and 27 air show at the Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport. “This was several years in the making,” said Nancy Heath, the museum member in charge of the Wings Over Wine Country air show. “It’s like nothing we’ve ever had before.” The Snowbirds will be the first military flight demonstration squadron to perform at the annual show. For the Canadians to agree t...

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