All-women team to perform flyover at Super Bowl LVII in moment of history

    Caitlin Hillygus (left) and Nathaneal Airiyie (right) instruct Tareq Salameh before his incentive flight in front of an EA-18G Growler on February 8, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale.

    (CNN)The pre-game flyover at a Super Bowl is always a spinetingling moment. It comes at the crescendo of the "Star-Spangled Banner" and signals the end of the pre-game buildup to the NFL season's finale and that the action is just minutes away.

    But this year at Super Bowl LVII in Arizona, the flyover before the Kansas City Chiefs face the Philadelphia Eagles at State Farm Stadium will be even more special.
    For the first time ever, the ceremonial act will be performed by an all-women crew.
      The team assembled from the US Navy will commemorate 50 years of women flying in the Navy after the first eight women began flight school in Pensacola, Florida, in 1973.
        A year later, six of those eight women -- nicknamed "The First Six" -- earned their Wings of Gold.
        Lt. Lyndsey Evans and Lt. Margaret Dente exit an EA-18G Growler after arriving at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona on February 7, 2023, in preparation for their flyover of Super Bowl LVII at State Farm Stadium.
        Sunday's flyover will be comprised of two F/A-18F Super Hornets from the "Flying Eagles" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 122, an F-35C Lightning II fro