Fire chief takes flight with Thunderbirds

By Michael Golembesky 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Flight physical: check. Safety brief: check. Preflight checks: complete. Next up: a 400 mph ride with the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, better known as the Thunderbirds. The Thunderbirds landed at Peterson May 26 in preparation for the… Continue Reading Fire chief takes flight with Thunderbirds

Thunderbirds soar for Class of 2009

From Staff Reports   Mission The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, performs precision aerial maneuvers demonstrating the capabilities of Air Force high performance aircraft to people throughout the world. The squadron, headquartered at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.,  exhibits the professional qualities the Air Force develops in the people who fly, maintain… Continue Reading Thunderbirds soar for Class of 2009