The missing man formation is an aerial salute performed as part of a flypast of aircraft at a funeral or memorial event, typically in memory of a fallen pilot, a well-known military service member or veteran, or a well-known political figure.[1][2] The formation is often called the "missing man flyby" or "flypast".[3]

The missing man formation is an aerial salute performed as part of a flypast of aircraft at a funeral or memorial event, typically in memory of a fallen pilot, a well-known military service member or veteran, or a well-known political figure.[1][2] The formation is often called the "missing man flyby" or "flypast".[3]

Air Chief flies Dhanoa 'Missing Man' formation

Air Chief flies Dhanoa 'Missing Man' formation

The Father of the A-10 Warthog Remembered With Missing Man Formation

The Father of the A-10 Warthog Remembered With Missing Man Formation

IAF Chief Takes To The Skies, Leads The ‘Missing Man’ Formation Flypast

IAF Chief Takes To The Skies, Leads The ‘Missing Man’ Formation Flypast

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