A U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet flys over the infield prior to the NASCAR Nationwide Series Aaron's 312 at Talladega Superspeedway on April 16, 2011 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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(WXYZ) - If you work or live in downtown Detroit you might have wondered what all that noise and shaking was about! F-18 Super Hornet jets were performing flyovers in Detroit for the APBA Gold Cup Races going on this weekend.
The F-18 fighter jets are from the Navy Tactical Demonstration Team in California and are being staged at Selfridge Air National Guard Base.
Residents and people who work in Detroit are being advised that the jets may fly at low levels in the area and air traffic noise will be heavier than normal at times.
Flyovers are expected over the weekend and will end on Sunday.
According to the Air National Guard, the F-18 Super Hornet is an all-weather fighter and attack aircraft.
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