Traffic delays expected as base museum tows F-16 on Ga. 247

Motorists should expect delays on Ga. 247 beginning at 9:30 a.m. today as the base museum tows an F-16 to just north of Green Street.

The aircraft, which was once part of the Thunderbirds Aerial Demonstration Team, will leave the Russell Parkway gate and head northbound for a trip that is estimated to take 30 minutes.

The Museum of Aviation at Robins Air Force Base will restore the fighter jet to its Thunderbirds paint scheme before its on display during the air show May 2nd and 3rd.