Lt. Col. Travers Hurst, executive officer of the 134th Air Refueling Wing based in Knoxville, said that the F-35 jets held a practice run Thursday ahead of their pregame flyover for Saturday’s game at Neyland Stadium between Tennessee and Kentucky.
There will be no more practice runs ahead of Saturday’s game.
The F-35’s are from the U.S. Air Force’s 33rd Fighter Wing at Eglin Air Force Base in Okaloosa County, Florida.
Tennessee will be facing Kentucky on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. The F-35s are set to fly over the stadium prior to the game at the conclusion of the national anthem. Weather for the game includes a slight chance for showers.