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AutoMatters & More: 2017 MCAS Miramar Air Show

AutoMatters & More: 2017 MCAS Miramar Air Show

Billed as the “World’s Largest Military Air Show,” the long-running Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show thrilled crowds on a sunny, mid-September Southern California weekend in San Diego. MCAS Miramar has been the home of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing since 1997.

The air show included a large static display of aircraft and other military hardware. Visitors could go inside many of the aircraft, and speak with men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces.

While the highlight of the air show was a thrilling performance by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, there were civilian demonstrations of precision flying and a massive Marine Air-Ground Task Force demonstration (MAGTF)....

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