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Sequester Cuts Official Military Aircrafts During Thunder Over Louisville

Two U.S. Air Force F-15 Strike Eagles fly over the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisviile, Ky., on April 15, 2010. The F-15s, assigned to the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymor Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., are part of the Strike Eagle Demo Team, which is in town for this weekend's Thunder Over Louisville. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Maxwell A. Rechel)
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Two U.S. Air Force F-15 Strike Eagles fly over the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisviile, Ky., on April 15, 2010. The F-15s, assigned to the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymor Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., are part of the Strike Eagle Demo Team, which is in town for this weekend's Thunder Over Louisville. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Maxwell A. Rechel)

Kentucky Derby Festival officials have confirmed that there will be no official military aircrafts flown during this year's Thunder Over Louisville."We are not expecting military to fly," said Amy Boyd, a spokeswoman with KDF.This is something KDF had expected, but Boyd says they received the official work Thursday. Further, she says some planes being flown will be older, retired military aircrafts."Technically we still have military planes. They are still going to be loud noise makers. It's just different versions of those aircraft," she says.The KDF team will have an informal meeting with media this afternoon discussing the air acts that will perform.