The Malik Report
by Paul on 08/05/14 at 10:40 AM ET
DETROIT – Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard will ride along with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds jet team in an F-16 “Fighting Falcon” this Thursday, Aug. 7 at the Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti, Mich., in advance of the 2014 Thunder Over Michigan Air Show running from Aug. 9-10.
Howard will be briefed by U.S. Air Force jet pilots at 2:30 p.m. and the F-16 “Fighting Falcons” will arrive to the Willow Run Airport at 3:00 p.m. The F-16s will perform survey flights around the airport leading up to Howard’s take-off at 5:30 p.m., where he is expected to reach speeds nearing Mach 1, or upwards of 900 miles per hour.
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