Military jets to cross Riverside County skies in salute to medical workers

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MORENO VALLEY (CNS) - Two huge jets are scheduled to fly over 17 medical facilities in Riverside and San Bernardino counties today as part of a salute to recognize frontline health care workers amid the coronavirus emergency. The 90-minute flyovers from March Air Reserve Base are slated to get underway about 1 p.m., involving a massive C-17 Globemaster III, which hauls cargo, and a KC-135 Stratotanker, which is an air-to-air refueling jet. Both planes and their crews — all Air Force reservists — are attached to the 452nd Air Mobility Wing. "These flyovers incur no additional cost to the taxpayer," according to a Wing statement. "Residents in the areas should be able to see the KC-135 and the C-17 from the safety of their homes." Under Federal Aviation Administration regulation
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