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Monday, July 13, 2009

Flying High: Detroit Style

Detroit likes anything that goes fast and makes a lot of noise. Exhibit 1: Yesterday’s hydroplane race on the Detroit river. Navy F-18 flyover thrilled thousands of race-day spectators along the riverfront. Probably not quite as much as it thrilled the residents of this riverfront apartment building along the course.hydroplane races Hope none of them were trying to sleep in.

PS: Not photoshopped

Update: here's a video if you want to watch it. Notice the (visible) shock wave forming - he came mighty close to breaking the sound barrier.