Take A Look At This Amazing Aerial Photo Of Two F/A-18F Super Hornets Doing The USC vs UCLA Game Flyover

Two F/A-18F belonging to VFA-2 perform the USC vs UCLA flyover at the Rose Bowl on Nov. 17, 2018. (Image credit: Mark Holtzman).

Two VFA-2 “Bounty Hunters” Super Hornet flying over the Rose Bowl as seen from above.

On Nov. 17, 2018, two F/A-18F Super Hornet jets, belonging to the VFA-2 “Bounty Hunters” based at Naval Air Station Lemoore, California, performed a  flyover at USC vs UCLA Game at the Rose Bowl.

Once again, Mark Holtzman, a California native with over 25 years of experience as both a photographer and pilot, founder of West Coast Aerial Photography, a company specialising in aerial photography based in Los Angeles, who has taken the jaw-dropping aerial photographs of the B-2s doing the Rose Parade flyovers in the last years, was airborne to take the impressive shot of the two “Rhinos” (yes, the Super Hornet is nicknamed “Rhino” in the U.S. Navy community) from above.

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The two F/A-18F aircraft landed at Hollywood Burbank Airport after the flyover.

Take time to visit Mark’s galleries at www.markholtzman.com to find other fantastic images of the past flyovers: indeed, Mark has been able to take some fantastic shots of the Rose Bowl flyovers from a plane: here are 2011 Rose Bowl flyover performed by U.S. Navy F/A-18s out of Lemoore; here’s 2009 Rose Bowl flyover by another B-2; here you can see the 2016 flyover and here’s the one from 2017.

Stay tuned for the 105th Rose Bowl Game flyover at the Rose Bowl stadium in Pasadena, in the next days!



About David Cenciotti
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.