USAF Thunderbird Jet Plane Demonstration
June
27-28
2015

Ground Displays

B-25 Miss Mitchell

B-25 Miss Mitchell B-25 Miss Mitchell
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The B25J "Miss Mitchell" served in the 310th Bomb Group, 57th Bomb Wing of the 12th Air Force in North Africa & Italy completing over 130 missions. Its legacy of no crew fatalities during all of its missions was a rare accomplishment.

C-130 Hercules

C-130 Hercules C-130 Hercules
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The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed, now Lockheed Martin. Capable of using unprepared runways for takeoffs and landings, the C-130 was originally designed as a troop, medivac, and cargo transport aircraft. The versatile airframe has found uses in a variety of other roles, including as a gunship, for airborne assault, search and rescue, scientific research support, weather reconnaissance, aerial refueling, maritime patrol, and aerial firefighting.

P40-E Warhawk

P40-E Warhawk P40-E Warhawk
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The "Desert Shark" is a curtiss P40-E Warhawk. This aircraft was restored by Fagen Fighters restoration, in which they won the Warbirds Grand Champion Gold Lindy for the impeccable work and craftsmanship that went into restoring theis classic aircraft. The prestigious Gold Lindy award is given to fewer than a dozen aircrafts among the more than 2,500 showplanes that are flown to Oshkosh, WI each year for the Experimental Aircraft Association's Airventure. 

P51-D Mustang

P51-D Mustang P51-D Mustang
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"Twilight Tear" is a North American P-51D Mustang with a rich history. Delivered to the 78th fighter group in Duxford, England in April, 1945, she arrived late in the war. She was assigned to Lt. Hubert "Bill" Davis, who promptly named her after his favorite race horse. Davis shot down three German aircraft, two ME-109's, and an ME-262, Germany's first fighter jet. He also participated in the faous raid on Hitler's Eagle's Next near the end of WWII.

T-45 Goshawk

T-45 Goshawk T-45 Goshawk
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The McDonnell Douglas T-45 Goshawk is a highly modified version of the BAE Hawk land-based training jet aircraft. Manufactured by McDonnell Douglas and British Aerospace, the T-45 is used by the United States Navy as an aircraft carrier-capable trainer.

T-6 Texan

T-6 Texan T-6 Texan
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The North American Aviation T-6 Texan was a single-engine advanced trainer aircraft used to train piolots of the United States Army Air Forces, United States Navy, Royal Air Force, and other Air Forces of the British Commonwealth during World War II and into the 1970's. Designed by North American Aviation, the T-6 is known by a variety of designations depending on the model and operating air force. 

UC-35 Citation

UC-35 Citation UC-35 Citation
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The UC-35C is a Citation V Ultra, Cessna Model 560, and the UC-35D is a Citation Encore, Cessna Model 560, aircraft series manufactured by Cessna Aircraft Company. It is a multipurpose, low-wing, business-jet monoplane with a pod-mounted engine on each side of the aft fuselage. The aircraft can accommodate passengers, cargo or both. The UC-35C/D fleet is located at multiple sites around the United States and overseas.

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