With the relaxing of the budget, 2014 has seen a limited return to the US air show circuit of the military jets including the USAF Thunderbirds display team. I was lucky enough to see them fly twice this year already. Admittedly it was over two days at the Tampa Bay Air Fest in Florida but each day was slightly different and to me it… Read More 2014: The Return of the USAF Thunderbirds
In September 2012 I headed to Sacramento to go to the California Capital Air Show. Held at Mathers Airport each year, the air show attracts big crowds to see a great collection of historical and modern-day aircraft from military, law enforcement, commercial and private operators. I went on the Saturday and the weather was perfect – warm with clear blue skies. Great for… Read More California Capital Air Show 2012
Since 1953 the USAF Thunderbirds have been world renown as being one of the best aerial demonstration teams. Today they fly the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon. At the recent Joint Base Lewis McChord Air Expo 2012 (July) I got to see them again for the first time since 2009. As always they put on a great… Read More Thunderbirds Are Go!