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Thunderbird 6 Crashes in Colorado

Peterson AFB, CO- On 2 JUN, 2016, F-16C (91-0392) crashed on landing approach when “Something went wrong.” The aircraft was assigned to the 57th Aerial Demonstration Squadron, Nellis AFB, Nevada.    The aircraft was Thunderbird 6, Opposing Solo. The aircraft was named "Sweet Baby Aurora 6".  Major Alex Turner safely ejected from the aircraft after steering [...]

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Aviation Nation 2012

Aviation Nation, Nellis AFB's annual Open house was this weekend. I was a little under the weather but Jamie and Rosie insisted we go. I'm glad we did.

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T-Bird in the Dirt

In March of 2005, I was working and I called the wife to ask if she liked the show.

Wife-"It was all right, but your son freaked out."

Me-"What happened?"

Wife- "Something about a wheel or something. He said I was the adult and had the good camera and to get closer. He said he blaze away with his camera. Later, he told me not to go through any metal detector and don't let anyone touch the camera until Dad sees it."

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Major Malachowski Leaves the Thunderbirds

It's a two year tour and it's been two great years. But all good things must end as Major Nicole Malachowski leaves the Thunderbirds. Major "FiFi" Malachowski entered the U.S. Air Force in 1996 after graduating from the Air Force Academy with a B.S. in Management and a minor in French. Before she joined the [...]

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Sneak Peek at the 2007 Thunderbird Team

The USAF Thunderbirds are practicing for their 2007 season. The Team is looking very sharp this year. I hope you get a chance to see them in person.

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