February 15, 2015

Southwest Airlines Celebrates 40 Years in the RGV

Southwest Airlines

A water salute for Southwest Airlines 40th Anniversary in the RGV celebration at Valley International Airport. 
What is a cannon water salute?
At an airport, typically an even number of vehicles will line up perpendicular on the sides of the taxiway, and the plumes of water will form a series of arches. Symbolically the procession would look similar to a bridal party walking under a wedding arch. Water salutes have been used to mark the retirement of a senior pilot, air traffic controller or the first or last flight of an airline to an airport, or for other notable events.

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Tapia - Gonzales
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