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... Read more

Aurora middle-school teacher Dr. David Benke was honored for his heroism during a school shooting with a complimentary flight from the Air Force’s Thunderbirds. Continue Reading Colorado hero flies with Thunderbirds

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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... Read more