The US Navy has carried out its first all-female flyover to honor Captain Rosemary Mariner, the primary girl to fly a tactical fighter jet within the US Navy. Mariner died January 24, aged 65, after an extended battle with ovarian most cancers. She was additionally the “first feminine army aviator to attain command of an operational air squadron,” in response to a Navy assertion. The particular tribute, formally (and datedly) named the “Lacking Man Flyover,” honors aviators who’ve served their nation. It options 4 jets flying above a funeral service in formation earlier than one of many plane peels away and climbs into the sky.