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Rockford Scanner™: Possible Military Jets At/Near The Rockford Airport Yesterday


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Update:  Sources have told us the 2 military jets that flew by our area the other day, were Two F-18’s. 

Sources told us they were in the area and buzzed the airport, and was just saying “HI” 

A friendly wave and a loud roar from the afterburners, and off they went. 

It is always good to see the US Military using the Rockford Airport.  

Rockford Airport hosts a lot of different types of aircraft, from all types of agencies.  

The Rockford Airport has long runways and quick refueling and has great hospitality. 

So every time you are out near the Rockford Airport.
Pull out those cell phones and begin recording and share with us what you see. 

Boeing 747, Airbus 320, Boeing 757, L-39,
You just never know what you may see!

Possible Military Jets At/Near The Rockford Airport Yesterday

We have a few unconfirmed reports of some possible military aircraft that were over the skies of Rockford yesterday.

We have not been able to confirm this.   But the Rockford Airport does host military aircraft.

The Rockford Airport has 2 long runways and has the AAR and Emery Air.
And some nearby businesses restore and fly military aircraft.

It is unknown exactly what flew over the skies of Rockford yesterday.

All I can tell you is, we have a few reports of military aircraft over the skies of Rockford.
And the airport has not released any information, nor will they release information.

Whatever it was, must of been pretty loud, because we have a few reports of it.

We do appreciate the tips, however we are not able to confirm this story or tell you what it was.

Next time you see something, pull out your phones and take video/photos of the aircraft. 
And email them to us at 


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