If you are planning to head to the beach on the Fourth of July, be on the lookout for the “Salute from the Shore” flyover. Led by two F-16s from Shaw Air Force Base and a C-17 from Joint Base Charleston, this 12th Annual “Salute from the Shore” provides a unique opportunity for us to salute our armed forces while celebrating Independence Day on South Carolina beaches.
The planes will be flying from Cherry Grove, SC, (near Myrtle Beach) to Beaufort, SC. The F-16’s should be overhead at the Charleston Harbor at approximately 1:16 pm and the C-17 at 1:32 pm. Smaller planes will follow at slower speeds. Past experience tells us that these times may not be exact and the planes don’t always come in rapid succession. Be patient, keep your eyes and ears alert, and wave your flags as they pass by.
To read the article from The Post and Courier about this event, click here.
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