The Thunderbirds : The United States Air Force's Flight Demonstration Team, 1953 to the Present
A photographic history of the US Air Force's Thunderbirds flying-demonstration team.
Founded in 1953, the US Air Force Thunderbirds flying-demonstration team has performed in air shows in the United States and around the world. The team is based at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, where it has been honing its skills since 1956.
Details the origins and early formation of the team and the aircraft that the team has flown during its nearly 70-year history
F-84 Thunderjet and Thunderstreak
F-100C Super Sabre
F-4E Phantom II
Present-day F-16A Fighting Falcon
The book also presents graphic and photographic descriptions of some of the team's signature maneuvers that are performed during a Thunderbirds air show in stunning imagery.
Size: 9.0in x 9.0in | Pages:144 | 208 color and b/w photos