Thunderbirds to resume demonstrations this week

2016 Air power over Hampton Roads Langley Air Show Virginia Thunderbirds F-16 (26106451263)

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds aerobatic team is resuming its demonstration season this weekend after a fatal crash in Nevada one month ago.

By C Watts [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The team just announced on its website that they will resume their show at Air Power over Hampton Roads at Joint Base Langley-Eustis from May 19-20.

Gen. Mike Holmes, Commander of Air Combat Command, gave the green light to resume based on recommendations of leadership from the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, 57th Wing and U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, as well as a careful review of the team’s safety, training and operational practices.

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