David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.
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The FOX network did a horrible job
240p is too sharp for my eyes. I softened it down to 144p…
Despite the usual pride and ever-so brief adrenaline rush for both spectators and crews, such a night helicopter low level pass in formation over a large crowd is riddled with unnecessary risks… Cheap thrill for a rather lopsided Superbowl… Pride in the Armed Forces is better served with a surprise family reunion on the field before the game..
FOX did show the first half of the flyover but cut away. Very cool flyover- thundering and ghostly. The fact FOX cut away was too bad. With so many aircraft, the video above shows it was a sight to see.
Given the limited visibility and the cost of likely over 200k, kind of pointless and unnecessary. But then given how fast the military spends money, less than a rounding error.
Civilian wienie. Bwahawr!