The Thunderbirds: The United States Air Force's Flight Demonstration Team, 1953 to the Present (Legends of Warfare: Aviation #39) (Hardcover)

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-105B Thunderchief
  • F-4E Phantom II
  • T-38A Talon
  • 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.

Product Details ISBN: 9780764360763
ISBN-10: 0764360760
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Publication Date: November 28th, 2020
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Legends of Warfare: Aviation