Vermont Air National Guard to hold night flight training this week

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It’ll be worth keeping an eye on the sky in and near South Burlington this coming week. The Vermont Air National Guard is conducting another round of nighttime flight training with its F-35 fighter jets.

The flights will take place this Tuesday, November 16 through this Friday, November 19. The take-offs from Burlington International Airport will be between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. each day, with landings between 6:00 and 8:00.

Night flying proficiency is a crucial component of the Air Guard’s training. Guard officials say afternoon training flights will continue as well, with takeoffs and landings scheduled between 12:30 and 3:30. No morning flights are planned.

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