Sunday's Packer Game Will Have Jet Flyover

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

The Green Bay Packers said fans attending Sunday's game will still be able to experience the pregame tradition of the jet flyover.

Earlier this year, federal budget cuts grounded most military flyovers at sporting events. However, the Packers are paying up to keep the tradition going.

During an interview with WLUK-TV, Kandi Goltz, the team’s game and fan development manager said “All of our surveys come back saying that the fans love the flyovers, but it also just seems so patriotic and it's a great way to start the kickoff game”.

The Packers say they're paying for four planes to fly over Lambeau Field for the team's home opener.

The planes will be from the Aeroshell Aerobatic team. The air team is a regular at EAA Airventure in Oshkosh and Thunder on the Lakeshore in Manitowoc.


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