Navy Performs 21-Aircraft Flyover to Honor President George H.W. Bush

The US Navy paid tribute to President George H.W. Bush with a huge flyover at the former Navy aviator’s funeral in College Station, Texas, on Thursday, December 6.

ABC News reported 21-aircraft performed a “missing man” manoeuvre during the flypast to salute the 41st President of the United States. The manoeuvre involves one aircraft flying away from the others in order to signify the passing of an aviator.

This video shows the Navy fighter jets flying over the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station. Credit: Naval Air Force Atlantic/DVIDS via Storyful