The aerobatic spectacles overhead at Brunswick-Golden Isles Airport came off with calculated precision Saturday, but quite frankly a lot folks down below did not look where they were going.
Craned necks and the occasional “excuse me” prevailed among the crowd of thousands at the airport off Glynco Parkway as all eyes were on the skies for the Wings Over the Golden Isles air show. Some could hardly believe their eyes, staring in wonder at a 22-ton piece of steel called the F-22 Raptor as it rewrote the laws of gravity by holding still hundreds of feet in the air.
“They’re not supposed to be able to do that,” said Roy Baltz Jr., a St. Simons Island resident who attended with his wife and kids. “He’s literally stalled the plane.”