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Slideshow: Snowbirds in action

Canadian Forces Snowbirds 3 and 11 fly in formation north of Winnipeg on Saturday.
The Royal Canadian Air Force's 431 Squadron Snowbirds flying team performs a show in Portage la Prairie Friday afternoon.
Canadian Forces Snowbird 7, seen immediately after takeoff from Winnipeg's 17 Wing on Saturday.
The Royal Canadian Air Force's 431 Squadron Snowbirds flying team.
Captain Gregg Wiebe of Kenora, Ont., pilots Snowbird 4 in the skies north of Winnipeg on Saturday.
Snowbird 1, piloted by Team Lead Major Wayne Mott, flies at 600 km/h just 1.2 metres in front of the tip of Snowbird 4 while flying in the Big Diamond formation north of Winnipeg on Saturday.
Snowbird 1, piloted by Team Lead Major Wayne Mott, flies at 600 km/h just 1.2 metres in front of the tip of Snowbird 4 while flying in the Big Diamond formation north of Winnipeg on Saturday.
The crowd watches as the Snowbirds flying team performs.
The Canadian Forces Snowbirds fly in formation above fields north of Winnipeg on Saturday.
The Royal Canadian Air Force's 431 Squadron Snowbirds flying team performs.
Captain Gregg Wiebe, of Kenora, Ontario, pilots Snowbird 4 in the skies north of Winnipeg on Saturday. The Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demonstration Team flew in formation over towns north of Winnipeg Saturday and will fly over the Forks and other areas south of Winnipeg on Sunday.
Canadian Forces Snowbirds 7 and 11 fly in formation under low cloud cover north of Winnipeg on Saturday.
The Royal Canadian Air Force's 431 Squadron Snowbirds flying team performs.
The Royal Canadian Air Force's 431 Squadron Snowbirds flying team performs.
The Royal Canadian Air Force's 431 Squadron Snowbirds flying team performs.
The Royal Canadian Air Force's 431 Squadron Snowbirds flying team performs.
Captain Gregg Wiebe, of Kenora, Ontario, pilots Snowbird 4 in the skies north of Winnipeg on Saturday. The Canadian Forces Snowbirds flew in formation over towns north of Winnipeg Saturday and will fly over the Forks and other areas south of Winnipeg on Sunday.
Canadian Forces Snowbirds 3, 7 and 11 fly in formation under low cloud cover north of Winnipeg on Saturday.
Snowbird 7 cruises just off the wing of Snowbird 4 prior to landing after The Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demonstration Team flew in formation north of Winnipeg on Saturday.
The Royal Canadian Air Force's 431 Squadron Snowbirds flying team performs.
The Royal Canadian Air Force's 431 Squadron Snowbirds flying team performs.
- BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Canadian Forces Snowbirds 3 and 11 fly in formation north of Winnipeg on Saturday. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
The Royal Canadian Air Force's 431 Squadron Snowbirds flying team performs a show in Portage la Prairie Friday afternoon. - BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Canadian Forces Snowbird 7, seen immediately after takeoff from Winnipeg's 17 Wing on Saturday. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
The Royal Canadian Air Force's 431 Squadron Snowbirds flying team. - BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Captain Gregg Wiebe of Kenora, Ont., pilots Snowbird 4 in the skies north of Winnipeg on Saturday. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Snowbird 1, piloted by Team Lead Major Wayne Mott, flies at 600 km/h just 1.2 metres in front of the tip of Snowbird 4 while flying in the Big Diamond formation north of Winnipeg on Saturday. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Snowbird 1, piloted by Team Lead Major Wayne Mott, flies at 600 km/h just 1.2 metres in front of the tip of Snowbird 4 while flying in the Big Diamond formation north of Winnipeg on Saturday. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
The crowd watches as the Snowbirds flying team performs. - BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
The Canadian Forces Snowbirds fly in formation above fields north of Winnipeg on Saturday. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
The Royal Canadian Air Force's 431 Squadron Snowbirds flying team performs. - BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Captain Gregg Wiebe, of Kenora, Ontario, pilots Snowbird 4 in the skies north of Winnipeg on Saturday. The Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demonstration Team flew in formation over towns north of Winnipeg Saturday and will fly over the Forks and other areas south of Winnipeg on Sunday. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Canadian Forces Snowbirds 7 and 11 fly in formation under low cloud cover north of Winnipeg on Saturday. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
The Royal Canadian Air Force's 431 Squadron Snowbirds flying team performs. - BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
The Royal Canadian Air Force's 431 Squadron Snowbirds flying team performs. - BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
The Royal Canadian Air Force's 431 Squadron Snowbirds flying team performs. - BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
The Royal Canadian Air Force's 431 Squadron Snowbirds flying team performs. - BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Captain Gregg Wiebe, of Kenora, Ontario, pilots Snowbird 4 in the skies north of Winnipeg on Saturday. The Canadian Forces Snowbirds flew in formation over towns north of Winnipeg Saturday and will fly over the Forks and other areas south of Winnipeg on Sunday. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Canadian Forces Snowbirds 3, 7 and 11 fly in formation under low cloud cover north of Winnipeg on Saturday. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Snowbird 7 cruises just off the wing of Snowbird 4 prior to landing after The Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demonstration Team flew in formation north of Winnipeg on Saturday. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
The Royal Canadian Air Force's 431 Squadron Snowbirds flying team performs. - BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
The Royal Canadian Air Force's 431 Squadron Snowbirds flying team performs. - BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

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