News & Announcements

F-35 Demonstration Team bringing new action to Heritage Flights in 2019

Dec 06, 2018

The F-35 Heritage Flight Team is officially transitioning to the F-35 Demonstration Team for the 2019 air show season taking their current flying profile to new heights.

Meet the Pilots: Capt. Cody Wilton of the A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team

Sep 26, 2018

Capt. Cody J. Wilton commands the A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team, which showcases the power and capabilities of the attack aircraft to more than 7 million people at air shows around the world.

Meet the Pilot: John 'Rain' Waters of the F-16 Viper Demo Team

Aug 29, 2018

Maj. John “Rain” Waters serves as pilot and commander of the Air Force F-16 Viper Demonstration Team, showcasing the legendary aircraft’s capabilities in front of millions of fans at air shows around the world.

Air Force Heritage Flight unveils 2018 schedule

Mar 06, 2018

This year the Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation is bringing its dramatic displays of American air power to more than 70 air shows around the world.

Heritage Flight Training Course dazzles Davis-Monthan community

Mar 06, 2018

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base hosts the annual Heritage Flight Training course prior to the air show season as a familiarization opportunity for active duty pilots to fly in formation with WWII and Korean-era planes. Each morning prior to the day’s training sorties, the ramp is open to service members, veterans, and their families.

P-51 Mustang leads Heritage Flight over Super Bowl LII

Feb 05, 2018

A formation of a P-51 Mustang, two A-10C Thunderbolt IIs and an F-16 came together to perform the pregame flyover above U.S. Bank Stadium. Heritage Flights like this one have become a staple of air shows across America, but this is the first time that the team has been involved in the Super Bowl.

The flyover at Super Bowl 52 is going to be unique. Here’s why.

Feb 04, 2018

Besides this being the first time the Air Force Heritage Flight Team has performed at the Super Bowl, there’s an interesting mix of aircraft flying over U.S. Bank Stadium. There are four planes representing three generations of aircraft for the flyover: one F-16, two A-10s and a P-51.

Super Bowl flyover won't be the usual demonstration

Jan 30, 2018

U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight is scheduled to perform the flyover at the start of the game Sunday. The Heritage Flight will consist of one F-16 Fighting Falcon, two A-10 Thunderbolt IIs, and one P-51 Mustang flying in formation over U.S. Bank Stadium.

Heritage Flight to bring airpower to Super Bowl LII

Jan 26, 2018

While many families, friends and football fans gather to watch Super Bowl LII, members of the U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight are scheduled to visit Minnesota to represent the Air Force during the event. The Heritage Flight will perform a flyover, consisting of two A-10C Thunderbolt IIs, one F-16 Fighting Falcon, and a P-51 Mustang, over U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis during the opening ceremonies for the Super Bowl, February 4, for the first time in its history.