United States Air Force Thunderbirds

That time Thunderbirds delayed their display because they were scared by an SR-71 doing a low-level fly by in afterburner above their F-16s

That time Thunderbirds delayed their display because they were scared by an SR-71 doing a low-level fly by in afterburner above their F-16s

The Blackbird The SR-71 reconnaissance aircraft was the world’s fastest jet-propelled aircraft and the most advanced member of the Blackbird… Read More

1 week ago

Thunderbirds honored man who jumped off bridge to save 18-month-old girl with a flight in their F-16D

The USAF Thunderbirds honored Jonathan Bauer, a man who jumped off a bridge to save an 18-month-old girl who plunged… Read More

3 years ago

In 2019 Thunderbirds called in 15 former team commanders for brutal and honest input to help improve the Squadron

By the end of 2019, Col. John Caldwell, Thunderbirds commander and No. 1 pilot, called in 15 former Thunderbirds for… Read More

3 years ago

Interesting Images Feature the Iconic F-14 Tomcat with Blue Angels and Thunderbirds Liveries

The interesting photos in this post feature some computer-made images and a desk model of the iconic F-14 Tomcat wearing… Read More

4 years ago

Pilot’s G-LOC behind last April F-16 Thunderbird crash

After transitioning into a descending half-loop maneuver (Split-S) Major Stephen Del Bagno experienced a G-LOC becoming completely incapacitated for a period… Read More

6 years ago

Thunderbirds to resume demonstrations this week at Joint Base Langley-Eustis

The return to regular performances is a pivotal milestone for the Thunderbirds as they recover from their first fatal mishap… Read More

6 years ago

TWO BLUE ANGELS F-18 HORNETS CLIPPED EACH OTHER DURING FORMATION FLIGHT WITH THUNDERBIRDS THIS PAST WEEK

"Two of the jets in the Blue Angel Delta formation encountered unexpected wake turbulence, causing a very brief and minor… Read More

7 years ago

LEGENDARY MOONWALKER BUZZ ALDRIN SOARS OVER CAPE CANAVERAL IN A THUNDERBIRDS F-16

In 1969 Buzz Aldrin broke barriers and he set foot on the Moon On Apr. 2, 2017 retired Air Force… Read More

7 years ago

COLORADO AIR NATIONAL GUARD SAVES CRASHED THUNDERBIRD F-16 TAIL

The vertical stabilizer from the fallen aircraft also happens to be the last F-16 Block 52 tail wing in Air… Read More

7 years ago

THE STORY OF THE A-10 MAINTAINER WHO BECAME THUNDERBIRDS CHIEF ENLISTED MANAGER

As Thunderbirds chief enlisted manager, Hughes will provide advisory skills to the commander about aircraft maintenance and be the enlisted… Read More

7 years ago

75 Years of Airpower: the 2016 Aviation Nation Air Show highlights

Aviation Nation Air Show As explained by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum, 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs in his… Read More

8 years ago