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During a combat demo, two AH-1 Cobra attack helicopters fly towards an explosion at the Miramar Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS)...on September 24, 2016. During a combat demo, two AH-1 Cobra attack helicopters fly towards an explosion at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. During a combat demo, two AH-1 Cobra attack helicopters fly towards an explosion at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Onlookers watch as two V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft fly over the field at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

Onlookers watch as two V-22 Ospreys fly over the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Onlookers watch as two V-22 Ospreys fly over the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Onlookers watch as an MH-53 Pave Low helicoper ferries a Humvee during a combat demo at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Three V-22 Ospreys fly over the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

Another explosion takes place during the combat demo at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The three V-22 Ospreys, the lone MH-53 Pave Low chopper, two AH-1 Cobras and a pair of UH-1 Iroquois helicopters fly over the airfield at Miramar MCAS on September 24, 2016. Flying above the V-22 Ospreys and the other helicopters are a C-130 Hercules cargo plane, two AV-8B Harrier II jump jets and a pair of F/A-18 Hornets...on September 24, 2016. Flying above the V-22 Ospreys and the other helicopters are a C-130 Hercules cargo plane, two AV-8B Harrier II jump jets and a pair of F/A-18 Hornets...on September 24, 2016.

Flying above the V-22 Ospreys and the other helicopters are a C-130 Hercules cargo plane, two AV-8B Harrier II jump jets and a pair of F/A-18 Hornets...on September 24, 2016. The crowd watches as an AV-8B Harrier II jump jet is about to conduct a vertical landing at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The crowd watches as the AV-8B Harrier II jump jet is about to conduct a vertical landing at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. A P-51 Mustang and an F-16 Fighting Falcon fly alongside each other during an air demo above Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

The P-51 Mustang and the F-16 Fighting Falcon fly alongside each other during an air demo above Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. A squadron of F/A-18 Hornets is parked on the tarmac at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. A squadron of F/A-18 Hornets is parked on the tarmac at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. A C-130 Hercules cargo plane is parked on the tarmac at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

An air demo takes place above the parked C-130 at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. A UH-1 Iroquois, an F/A-18 Hornet and another C-130 are surrounded by crowds of people as an air demo takes place in the distance...on September 24, 2016. The C-130 Hercules is surrounded by crowds of people as the air demo takes place in the distance...on September 24, 2016. People gather underneath the C-130 to take shade from the sun at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

People gather underneath the C-130 to take shade from the sun at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Folks watch as the Blue Angels conduct an air demo above Miramar MCAS and the surrounding area...on September 24, 2016. Folks watch as the Blue Angels conduct an air demo above Miramar MCAS and the surrounding area...on September 24, 2016. The Blue Angels fly over the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

The Blue Angels fly over the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The Blue Angels fly over the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The Blue Angels fly over an area near Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. A V-22 Osprey (with an MQ-1 Predator drone behind it) on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

The V-22 Osprey (with another Osprey visible in the background) on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. An air demo takes place behind the V-22 Osprey at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Taking a selfie with the V-22 Osprey at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The V-22 Osprey on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

Taking another selfie with the V-22 Osprey at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Posing with the V-22 Osprey at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. An F-35B Lightning II is ready to take off and conduct an air demo above Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II is ready to take off and conduct an air demo above Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

The F-35B Lightning II is ready to take off and conduct an air demo above Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II lifts off from the runway as it begins its air demo above Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II lifts off from the runway as it begins its air demo above Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II flies above the Blue Angels parked on the tarmac at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

With a sky message in the background, the F-35B Lightning II conducts its air demo above Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. With the sky message in the background, the F-35B Lightning II conducts its air demo above Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II conducts its air demo above Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. With the sky message in the background, the F-35B Lightning II conducts its air demo above Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

The F-35B Lightning II conducts its air demo above Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II conducts its air demo above Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II conducts its air demo above Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II is about to conduct a VTOL (Vertical Take Off and Landing) demonstration above the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

The F-35B Lightning II conducts a VTOL demonstration above the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II conducts a VTOL demonstration above the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II conducts a VTOL demonstration above the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II conducts a VTOL demonstration above the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

The F-35B Lightning II conducts a VTOL demonstration above the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II conducts a VTOL demonstration above the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II conducts a VTOL demonstration above the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II conducts a VTOL demonstration above the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

The F-35B Lightning II conducts a VTOL demonstration above the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II conducts a VTOL demonstration above the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II conducts a VTOL demonstration above the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II conducts a VTOL demonstration above the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

With the Blue Angels below it, the F-35B Lightning II flies away after conducting a VTOL demonstration above the airfield at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II prepares to hover in for a vertical landing at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II hovers in for a vertical landing at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II hovers in for a vertical landing at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

The F-35B Lightning II hovers in for a vertical landing at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II touches down on the runway, completing its air demo above Miramar MCAS on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II taxis down the runway after completing its air demo above Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Another F-35B Lightning II on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

Another F-35B Lightning II on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Another F-35B Lightning II on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Another F-35B Lightning II on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Another F-35B Lightning II on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

Another F-35B Lightning II on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Another F-35B Lightning II on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Another F-35B Lightning II on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Another F-35B Lightning II on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

Another F-35B Lightning II on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Another F-35B Lightning II on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Another F-35B Lightning II on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Posing with the F-35B Lightning II at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

The F-35B Lightning II on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Another air demo takes place above the F-35B Lightning II on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Taking a selfie with the F-35B Lightning II at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

The F-35B Lightning II and an MH-53 Pave Low chopper on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. Another air demo takes place above the F-35B Lightning II and MH-53 Pave Low chopper at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II and MH-53 Pave Low chopper on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016. The F-35B Lightning II and MH-53 Pave Low chopper on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

The F-35B Lightning II and MH-53 Pave Low chopper on display at Miramar MCAS...on September 24, 2016.

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