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Thunderbirds Perform at Whiteman Air Force Base

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Thunderbird crew chiefs perform end of runway checks before the start of the demonstration for the Wings Over Whiteman practice airshow at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 12, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jason Couillard
  • Thunderbird pilots perform pre-flight checks before the start of the demonstration for the Wings Over Whiteman practice airshow at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 12, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jason Couillard
  • The Thunderbirds Diamond Formation perform the Pass in Review maneuver during the Wings Over Whiteman practice airshow at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 12, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Maxwell
  • The Thunderbirds Delta formation perform the Delta Loop maneuver during the Wings Over Whiteman practice airshow at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 12, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Maxwell
  • Thunderbird pilot Air Force Capt. Nicholas Eberling, waves to the crowd while he taxis for the Wings Over Whiteman airshow at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 13, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Maxwell
  • Thunderbird pilots taxi after the demonstration for the Wings Over Whiteman airshow at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 13, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Maxwell
  • Air Force Staff Sgt. Jonathan Dayao, foreground, performs timing duties during the  Thunderbirds Wings Over Whiteman airshow at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 13, 2015. Dayao is a maintenance management production specialist. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jason Couillard
  • A member of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds stands at attention following an aerial performance during the Wings Over Whiteman airshow at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 14, 2015. The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron performs precision aerial maneuvers demonstrating the capabilities of Air Force high performance aircraft to people around the world. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester
  • Spectators look on as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform aerial demonstrations during the Wings Over Whiteman airshow at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 14, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester
  • The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform aerial demonstrations in F-16 Fighting Falcons during the Wings Over Whiteman airshow at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 14, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester
  • The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform a reflection pass during the Wings Over Whiteman airshow at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 14, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester
  • A U.S. Air Force Thunderbird pilot signs an autograph for a spectator during the Wings Over Whiteman airshow at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 14, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester
  • A U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot poses for a photograph with a spectator during the Wings Over Whiteman airshow at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 14, 2015. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester