Taking flight with the Breitling Jet Team at the 2016 Bethpage Air Show

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Take a practice flight with the Breitling Jet Team. (WABC)

What's it like to fly with the world's largest professional civilian flight team performing on jets? The Breitling Jet Team took us along during a practice run ahead of the 2016 Bethpage Air Show.

The Breitlings are back at the air show by popular demand to perform their meticulously coordinated ballet in which planes sometimes fly within feet of each other at speeds of over 400 MPH!

They are based in Dijon, France and fly 7 Czech Aero L-39 Albatros jets.

The team performs around fifty demonstrations throughout Europe at air shows, Formula 1 Grand Prix races and sports events.

You can learn more about the team at www.breitling-jet-team.com.

We have more information about the 2016 Bethpage Air Show available at abc7NY.com/airshow.

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