JBLM Airshow & Warrior Expo 2016 – USAF Thunderbirds

The USAF Thunderbirds hold a proud history of military demonstration flying that dates back to 1953 at Luke AFB in Arizona when they first flew the Republic F-84 Thunderjet. Over the years they progressed through jet technology to the Republic F-84F Thunderstreak in 1955, North American F-100C Super Sabre from 1956 to 1964, Republic F-105B… Read More JBLM Airshow & Warrior Expo 2016 – USAF Thunderbirds

JBLM Airshow & Warrior Expo 2016 – C-17 Globemaster III Tactical Drop Demo

Joint Base Lewis McChord is home to the USAF 62nd Airlift Wing flying Boeing C-17 Globemaster III transports. On the Saturday of the JBLM Airshow & Warrior Expo 2016 (August 27th-28th, 2016) one of the C-17’s conducted a tactical supply drop demo. This came off pretty well considering how windy it was on the day and the supplies… Read More JBLM Airshow & Warrior Expo 2016 – C-17 Globemaster III Tactical Drop Demo

JBLM Airshow & Warrior Expo 2016 – Static Displays

There was quite a variety of static aircraft on display at the Joint Base Lewis McChord – JBLM Airshow & Warrior Expo 2016 (August 27th-28th, 2016 – I went on the Saturday). Non flying aircraft and helicopters were present from the USAF, US Army (more on them in my next post), Royal Canadian Air Force and Civil Air Patrol… Read More JBLM Airshow & Warrior Expo 2016 – Static Displays