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Vicksburg residents may have noticed several jets flying over the area. They are part of training exercises which will be conducted over the next several days in Mound, LA.

L-39 Jet

L-39 jet (Photo by David Day)

The Vicksburg-Tallulah Regional Airport is hosting many from around the world to take part in training exercises. They will be practicing flying in formations and learning about new technologies.

Jet plane safety meeting

(Left to right) Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk,, Warren County Lt. Sam Winchester, Warren County Fire Coordinator Jerry Briggs and Classic Jet Aircraft Association Vice President Sonny Schilleci (in back) hold a safety meeting. (Photo by David Day)

Residents in the area can spot them over the next few days as they pass overhead.

 

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