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Snowbirds fly over Manitoba Tuesday as part of Operation Inspiration

Tuesday, May 12th 2020, 8:28 am - Team set to take off in Winnipeg at 9:30 a.m.

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds will fly over parts of Manitoba Tuesday morning to help boost morale during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The aerobatics team is on its national Operation Inspiration tour of the country to lift Canadians' spirits as they enter the third month of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The team will take off from 17 Wing, an air force base in Winnipeg, at around 9:30 a.m., doing a loop over the city.

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From there they'll fly toward Portage la Prairie, following the Trans-Canada Highway.

They're expected to be in Brandon by 10:30 a.m.

A map of their route is posted on their Facebook page.

Snowbirds fly over Manitoba The Snowbirds' route over Manitoba is posted on Facebook and Twitter. (Canadian Forces Snowbirds/Facebook)

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