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Sad Day: No More Flyovers To Occur At Sporting Events Due To Military Budget Costs

It was good while it lasted.

Everyone loves a good flyover. From NASCAR races to MLB games to, of course, college football, military flyovers have been a fantastic tradition that fans go nuts over.

Flyovers are typically used as training exercises for ROTC programs and are also designed to bring greater awareness to the United States military. However, due to significant federal budget issues, a cut had to be made. As of March 10, 2013, there will be no more flyovers at sporting events for the foreseeable future.

For reference, the flyover at the 2008 Super Bowl (showcasing six fighter jets) cost approximately $36,000.

Here's a good one for the memories: