Coast Guard notes 100 years of aviation

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Coast Guard Dolphin helicopters fly flight formations at the Wright Brothers National Memorial, Wednesday, March 10, 2016. Air Station Elizabeth City helicopter crews were at Kill Devil Hills to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the Coast Guard's aviation program with formation flights and a classic painting scheme. (U.S. Coast Guard illustration by Auxiliarist David Lau)

Coast Guard Dolphin helicopters fly flight formations at the Wright Brothers National Memorial, Wednesday, March 10, 2016. Air Station Elizabeth City helicopter crews were at Kill Devil Hills to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the Coast Guard’s aviation program with formation flights and a classic painting scheme. (U.S. Coast Guard illustration by Auxiliarist David Lau)

Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters stand ready at Air Station Elizabeth City Wednesday, March 10, 2016. Air Station Elizabeth City helicopter crews were at Kill Devil Hills to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the Coast Guard's aviation program with formation flights and a classic painting scheme. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Auxiliarist David Lau)

Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters stand ready at Air Station Elizabeth City Wednesday, March 10, 2016. Air Station Elizabeth City helicopter crews were at Kill Devil Hills to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the Coast Guard’s aviation program with formation flights and a classic painting scheme. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Auxiliarist David Lau)

Coast Guard Dolphin Helicopter crews prepare to fly flight formations at the Wright Brothers National Memorial, Wednesday, March 10, 2016. Air Station Elizabeth City helicopter crews were at Kill Devil Hills to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the Coast Guard's aviation program with formation flights and a classic painting scheme. (U.S. Coast Guard photo illustration by Auxiliarist David Lau)

Coast Guard Dolphin Helicopter crews prepare to fly flight formations at the Wright Brothers National Memorial, Wednesday, March 10, 2016. Air Station Elizabeth City helicopter crews were at Kill Devil Hills to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the Coast Guard’s aviation program with formation flights and a classic painting scheme. (U.S. Coast Guard photo illustration by Auxiliarist David Lau)

Coast Guard Jayhawk Helicopters stand ready at Air Station Elizabeth City Wednesday, March 10, 2016. Air Station Elizabeth City helicopter crews were at Kill Devil Hills to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the Coast Guard's aviation program with formation flights and a classic painting scheme. (U.S. Coast Guard photo illustration by Auxiliarist David Lau)

Coast Guard Jayhawk Helicopters stand ready at Air Station Elizabeth City Wednesday, March 10, 2016. Air Station Elizabeth City helicopter crews were at Kill Devil Hills to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the Coast Guard’s aviation program with formation flights and a classic painting scheme. (U.S. Coast Guard photo illustration by Auxiliarist David Lau)

A Coast Guard overflight shows the continuing effects of flooding in Charleston, S.C. and surrounding areas, Oct. 5, 2015.

A Coast Guard overflight shows the continuing effects of flooding in Charleston, S.C. and surrounding areas, Oct. 5, 2015.

Coast Guard Maritime Security Response Team member provides cover during helicopter fast rope boarding

Coast Guard Maritime Security Response Team member provides cover during helicopter fast rope boarding

USS Somerset and Coast Guard chopper

USS Somerset and Coast Guard chopper

A Coast Guard rescue team recieves a survivor on board the Coast Guard Cutter Munro. The Alaska Ranger began taking on water 120 miles west of Dutch Harbor March 23, 2008.(U.S. Coast Guard Photo by CGC Munro)

A Coast Guard rescue team recieves a survivor on board the Coast Guard Cutter Munro. The Alaska Ranger began taking on water 120 miles west of Dutch Harbor March 23, 2008.(U.S. Coast Guard Photo by CGC Munro)