Thunderbirds demo team

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    Thunderbird no. 4 ending its performance during RIAT 2007 on July 14th, 2007. [Photo by Mike Schoenmaker]
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    Thunderbird no. 8 parked on the flightline during RIAT 2007 on July 14th, 2007. [Photo by Mike Schoenmaker]
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    A Thunderbird taxies to its parking spot during an arrival ceremony on September 12th, 2007 at Hickam AFB. The Thunderbirds are performing as part of Air Force Week Honolulu, which runs from September 8th through 15. [USAF photo by TSgt. Shane A. Cuomo]
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    Thunderbird no. 7 flies over the Midwestern United States during an air refueling mission on October 1st, 2007. [USAF photo by A1C. Chad M. Kellum]
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    An Air Force Thunderbirds pilot pulls away after taking on fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 319th ARW on October 1st, 2007 over the Midwest during a refueling mission. [USAF photo by A1C. Chad M. Kellum]
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    USAF F-16C block 52 #92-3880 is the first of many new block 52 F-16s provided to the Thunderbird Aerial Demonstration Team. The 11 airframes are scheduled to receive Falcon STAR modifications and a smoke generating system modification. These newly converted aircraft are slated for delivery for the 2009 show season. [USAF photo by Alex R. Lloyd]
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    Lt. Col. Greg Thomas, the incoming 2008-2009 USAF Thunderbird Aerial Demonstration Team commander/leader, climbs into his new block 52 F-16. The 508th Aerospace Sustainment Wing and the 309th Maintenance Wing worked together to provide the first of several converted aircraft to the Thunderbird Team for the 2009 season. [USAF photo by Alex R. Lloyd]
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    The Thunderbirds first block 52 #92-3880 for the newest Commander has arrived on October 24th, 2007. [Photo by Alex R. Lloyd]
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    Thunderbird #92-3880 is parked in the T-Bird hangar on November 3rd, 2007. [Photo by A. Vasquez]
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    Exhaust detail without smoke oil plumbing on T-bird #92-3880 parked in a hangar on November 3rd, 2007. [Photo by A. Vasquez]
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    Lt.Col. Greg Thomas leaves Hill AFB on his way to Nellis after taking posession of his new block 52 F-16 on October 24th, 2007. [Photo by Alex R. Lloyd]
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    USAF F-16A block 15 #81-0663 is adorned with number 1 of the T-birds as displayed at Wright Patterson AFB on November 13th, 2007. [Photo by Dirk A. Geerts]