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PHOTOS: Air Force Thunderbirds fly over Colorado’s Front Range

The Air Force Thunderbirds flew over cities across Colorado’s Front Range on Saturday afternoon in honor of those working on the front lines of the battle against the new coronavirus.

The team was in the state for the Air Force Academy’s graduation earlier in the day.

The fighter jets’ flight path took them first over Greeley, then through Fort Collins, Longmont, Denver, Aurora and then south back toward Colorado Springs and Pueblo.

Here are some photos of the F-16 aircraft that make up the Thunderbirds as they passed over downtown Denver:

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The Air Force Thunderbirds pass over downtown Denver on Saturday, April 18, 2020. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

The Air Force Thunderbirds pass over downtown Denver on Saturday, April 18, 2020. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

The Air Force Thunderbirds pass over downtown Denver on Saturday, April 18, 2020. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

The Thunderbirds fly over Boulder, Colorado, with CU Boulder East Campus below. U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds flew over Front Range cities to pay tribute to frontline workers in the pandemic battle on Saturday, April 18, 2020. (Steve Peterson, Special to The Colorado Sun)

The Thunderbirds fly over Boulder with CU Boulder East Campus below on Saturday, April 18, 2020. (Steve Peterson, Special to The Colorado Sun)

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds bank in fight over U.S. 36 in Boulder County on Saturday, April 18, 2020. (Steve Peterson, Special to The Colorado Sun)

The Air Force Thunderbirds pass over downtown Denver on Saturday, April 18, 2020. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

The Air Force Thunderbirds streak over Windsor. (John Kerste, Special to The Colorado Sun)

The Thunderbirds pass by the Flatirons above Boulder. (Tom Bugnitz, Special to The Colorado Sun)

The Thunderbirds fly over the Front Range on Saturday, April 18, 2020. (Photo by @oneill_dm, Special to The Colorado Sun)
The Air Force Thunderbirds pass over downtown Denver on Saturday, April 18, 2020. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

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(Provided by Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge)

The Air Force Thunderbirds pass over downtown Denver on Saturday, April 18, 2020. (Lauren Bieber, Special to The Colorado Sun)

The Air Force Thunderbirds pass over Denver on Saturday, April 18, 2020. (Brian Jackson, Special to The Colorado Sun)

The Thunderbirds fly over Boulder. (Barbara Colombo, Special to The Colorado Sun)






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