Trip 10 – Ocean City, Maryland

Thunderbirds return to 2016 demonstration schedule

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are excited to announce the return to the 2016 demonstration schedule, beginning this weekend in Ocean City, MD. The Thunderbirds temporarily stood down for two weekends following an aircraft … Continue reading

Trip 9.2 – United States Air Force Academy, Colorado

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Thunderbird 1 reflects on U.S. Navy Blue Angels Tragedy

Thursday, 2 Jun, was an extremely difficult day for all four military services. Today we woke with heavy hearts and extreme gratitude for the service of our fallen brothers in arms. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family … Continue reading

Thunderbirds Aircraft Mishap Press Releases

Maj. Alex Turner, Thunderbird 6, engages with fans as he taxis to the runway during the Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona air show at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 12, 2016. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Boitz)

June 2, 2016 – 1:58 p.m. A USAF Thunderbirds F-16 jet crashed near Peterson AFB today at approx. 1pm. The pilot ejected safely and was recovered by first responders. No one was hurt on the ground and there is no … Continue reading