The Thunderbirds by Schiffer Publishing

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Fulfilled by our friends at Schiffer Publishing

A photographic history of the US Air Force's Thunderbirds flying-demonstration team.

Founded in 1953, the US Air Force Thunderbirds flying-demonstration team has performed in air shows in the United States and around the world. The team is based at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, where it has been honing its skills since 1956.

  • Details the origins and early formation of the team and the aircraft that the team has flown during its nearly 70-year history
  • F-84 Thunderjet and Thunderstreak
  • F-100C Super Sabre
  • F-105B Thunderchief
  • F-4E Phantom II
  • T-38A Talon
  • Present-day F-16A Fighting Falcon

The book also presents graphic and photographic descriptions of some of the team's signature maneuvers that are performed during a Thunderbirds air show in stunning imagery.

[AuthorName]By Ken Neubeck[/AuthorName][AuthorBio]Ken Neubeck is a reliability engineer who worked on the A-10 production program. He is the author of several aircraft books and amateur radio books. He has taken many photos of the Thunderbirds team during performances on Long Island. He served as president of the Long Island Republic Airport Historical Society, which preserves aspects of the history of Long Island aviation.[/AuthorBio][NumIllustration]208 color and b/w photos[/NumIllustration][CoAuthor][/CoAuthor][SubTitle]The United States Air Force's Flight Demonstration Team, 1953 to the Present[/SubTitle][ColorPattern]208 color and b/w photos[/ColorPattern]

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      Description

      Fulfilled by our friends at Schiffer Publishing

      A photographic history of the US Air Force's Thunderbirds flying-demonstration team.

      Founded in 1953, the US Air Force Thunderbirds flying-demonstration team has performed in air shows in the United States and around the world. The team is based at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, where it has been honing its skills since 1956.

      • Details the origins and early formation of the team and the aircraft that the team has flown during its nearly 70-year history
      • F-84 Thunderjet and Thunderstreak
      • F-100C Super Sabre
      • F-105B Thunderchief
      • F-4E Phantom II
      • T-38A Talon
      • Present-day F-16A Fighting Falcon

      The book also presents graphic and photographic descriptions of some of the team's signature maneuvers that are performed during a Thunderbirds air show in stunning imagery.

      [AuthorName]By Ken Neubeck[/AuthorName][AuthorBio]Ken Neubeck is a reliability engineer who worked on the A-10 production program. He is the author of several aircraft books and amateur radio books. He has taken many photos of the Thunderbirds team during performances on Long Island. He served as president of the Long Island Republic Airport Historical Society, which preserves aspects of the history of Long Island aviation.[/AuthorBio][NumIllustration]208 color and b/w photos[/NumIllustration][CoAuthor][/CoAuthor][SubTitle]The United States Air Force's Flight Demonstration Team, 1953 to the Present[/SubTitle][ColorPattern]208 color and b/w photos[/ColorPattern]

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