NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Air Force demo teams announce 2020 schedules

Dec 10, 2019

On Tuesday, Air Force demonstration teams announced 2020 air show schedules that will take them to every corner of America. With more than 80 stops in the United States and Canada, nearly every weekend between March and November will feature a demonstration from the A-10, F-16, F-22 or F-35.

Meet the Pilot: Lt. Col. Paul 'Loco' Lopez of the F-22 Raptor Demo Team

Nov 06, 2019

Lt. Col. Paul “Loco” Lopez is the pilot and commander of the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, which showcases the capabilities of the world’s premiere air-superiority fighter to millions around the world.

Meet the Pilot: Tommy Williams

Sep 13, 2019

Tommy Williams started flying when he was 16 years old in Houston, Texas before attending Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona. He recently retired as a Major General, serving in support of the USAF Director of Operations at Headquarters Air Force in the Pentagon.

Warbird Stories: Wiley Coyote A-1 Skyraider

Aug 08, 2019

With aircraft like the F-4, B-52, and SR-71 patrolling the skies, the United States Air Force was well into the jet age by the time of the Vietnam War. However, propeller-driven A-1 Skyraiders were still called on to perform some of the war’s most dangerous jobs.

Meet the Pilot: Greg 'B.A.' Anders

Jul 11, 2019

Greg “B.A.” Anders was a combat qualified crew member in the B-52, F-15E and A-10 during his 23-year military career. A 1985 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, Anders is a third-generation military officer and flew multiple combat missions in Iraq including Operations Southern and North Watch and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Anders is currently the senior vice president and executive director of the Heritage Flight Museum.

Warbird Stories: P-51 Mustang Bald Eagle pays homage to D-Day

Jun 05, 2019

As more than 150,000 Allied soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, thousands of additional airmen and troops soared overhead. And in those crowded skies, the allies needed a new way to distinguish friends from foes.