USAF Thunderbirds Announce Pilot And Officer Changes For 2021 Season

The USAF Thunderbirds found themselves in unusual circumstances in 2020; dealing with cancelled shows, added flyovers , special events and concerns over their own medical health. By the time the season was over, the team had flown just a handful of appearances from their original schedule. Recently, the Thunderbirds announced that all of the officers… Read more

Blue Angel #5 Loses Part Of Wing At Rockford Airfest

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An unusual moment occurred at the Rockford Airfest yesterday when Blue Angel #5 lost a piece of his wing! The outer portion of the leading edge flap on the left wing went missing some time before or during the Line Abreast Loop. The flap is an aircraft control surface that helps the wing maintain lift… Read more