F-16 Escort for Air Force One for 2 Hours

Background: I was getting ready to get a few landings in to finally get to grade 2, and decided to go with Air Force One since I’ve never flown it before. As I was taxing to the runway I saw a F-16 that had landed on the runway on my right (Viper 16) and I immediately thought of how cool it would be to have some fighter jets escort Air Force One.
I then realized the F-16 following me while I was lining up on the runway and soon realized that he/she wanted some action. I expected this random stranger to follow me for a few minutes before getting bored, I was surprised when it followed me in close formation all the way to KLAS. He/she remained really professional, always keeping a distance and playing realistic. The total escort was about 2 hours, and needless to say it was a really wholesome moment. I wish I could thank them for taking their time off and doing this, but we’re probably never gonna meet each other again.
But hey, if you happen to be reading this; Thanks mate! Really enjoyed the flight and took a ton of screenshots.

Date and Info: Friday, 29 January 2021; Casual Server, KLAX to KLAS (two-way)

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That looks like a really cool experience.

Also welcome to the community.

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Love it. I think that was me. Had fun.

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That looks like it was a lot of fun! Also, welcome to the Infinite Flight Community!

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@aecaptain Welcome to the community!

Very nice photos!

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Wow it is amazing
Welcome to Infinite flight community

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Welcome to the community!!! Nice photos btw

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@aecaptain Hit me up anytime you want to fly. I am literally on IF 22 hours a day

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I’ve always loved these random encounters, when you and someone else just have an incredible formation flight like this. It’s always a treat.

Great photos, and welcome to the community!

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@T4ir5ty you need sleep

Also gotta love the 77th am I right

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I say all the credit goes to the 77th Squadron. @Zach007 You seen me fly the first time. They have helped in every aspect. Love GAF !

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