Air Force Thunderbirds http://wvxu.org en Military flyover hiatus won't affect Opening Day, say Reds http://wvxu.org/post/military-flyover-hiatus-wont-affect-opening-day-say-reds <p></p><p></p><p>Military flyovers have become a standard part of major sporting events. But now the military is telling its elite air units to 'stand down' because of the sequester.</p><p>That means no special appearances at popular air shows and no military flyovers at baseball games, NASCAR races or soccer matches.</p><p>The Air Force, for example, says the <a href="http://afthunderbirds.com/site/2013/03/01/sequestration-measures-cancel-thunderbirds-appearances-past-april-1/" target="_blank">Thunderbirds are canceling all performances</a> effective April 1.</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 18:47:11 +0000 Tana Weingartner 10309 at http://wvxu.org Military flyover hiatus won't affect Opening Day, say Reds