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Old 09-14-2008, 12:01 PM
 
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Does anyone know about why there are really low flying planes over Matthews for about the last 20 minutes or so (not the regular flight path)? It sounded like it was going to crash...but then we heard it again. I'm near Presby. Hospital in Matthews

One neighbor thought it may have been an F-15 flying around for the Charlotte season opener home football game? But we aren't really that close to the stadium...

Anyone?
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Old 09-14-2008, 12:10 PM
 
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I'm so glad you just posted! I am in the Olde Providence neighborhood and I heard a really loud jet sound. I was waiting for something to crash into my house! (Just a little paranoid with it being close to the anniversary of 9/11) I ran outside and saw 4 black jets fly by super fast. Felt like I was back in Bragg
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Old 09-14-2008, 12:24 PM
 
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Fly by up at zMax in Concord, finals today for the NHRA event????
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Old 09-14-2008, 12:33 PM
 
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Relax, you are not under attack!

This is SOP on a Panther's home game day.
They circle around the area until the exact time they need to fly-by the stadium.

Sometimes it is just a circle or two, but today they arrived early and circled for 20+ minutes.

I have been out in the driveway watching them (I am near the Arboretum).
AWESOME, if you ask me!
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Old 09-14-2008, 01:11 PM
 
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Thanks! My windows are rattling over here in Marvin. Glad to know the cause of it all.
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Old 09-14-2008, 07:21 PM
 
Location: NJ
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4 flew over our house today in Hunter Oaks dh and ds thought it was so cool as my house shook..lol
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Old 09-15-2008, 07:30 AM
 
Location: Charlotte
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Shoulda been in the Panthers stadium, very impressive....and the fly over was pretty cool to
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Old 09-15-2008, 07:43 AM
 
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they flew over the Stonehaven neighborhood yesterday. I was home alone with no tv on and it scared the crap outta me.
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Old 09-15-2008, 07:45 AM
 
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We did a strafing run on Bank of America.










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Old 09-15-2008, 07:47 AM
 
Location: South Charlotte
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It was awesome when they flew over the stadium yesterday!!!
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