The Thunder Over Michigan air show rumbled the heavens over Willow Run Airport during its final day Sunday.
Preliminary estimates indicate up to 40,000 people attended the two-day event that kicked off Saturday — serving up excitement and American aviation history, which was not always airborne.
Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson knows intimately the inside of the North American P-51 Mustang — the World War II era single-pilot fighter plane flown by both the British Royal and U.S. air forces — which was on display at the Tuskegee Airmen area. He flew one as a member of the first and only all-black aviation 332nd Fighter Group during World War II called the Tuskegee Airmen.
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