NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. (AFNS) — The US Air Pressure Air Demonstration Squadron Thunderbirds are scheduled to conduct a flyover through the nationwide anthem efficiency at Tremendous Bowl LIII, Feb. 3, over Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta.
“Supporting this occasion is an amazing honor for the crew and the U.S. Air Pressure,” stated Lt. Col. John Caldwell, Thunderbirds commander and chief. “We stay up for showcasing the satisfaction, precision and professionalism of our nation’s 660,000 Whole Pressure Airmen to soccer followers world wide.”
The Thunderbirds’ flyover, its first public occasion in 2019, will characteristic six F-16 Preventing Falcons, hovering over the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in the mean time the ultimate notes of The Star Spangled Banner are sung. They’ll take off for the Tremendous Bowl LIII flyover from Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Marietta, Georgia.
The Thunderbirds final flew over the Tremendous Bowl in 2017 on the NRG Stadium, Houston.
The Thunderbirds’ crew consists of eight pilots, 4 assist officers, 120 enlisted Airmen and three civilians serving in 28 Air Pressure job specialties. In 2019, the Thunderbirds are scheduled to carry out at 65 air reveals in 33 completely different areas all around the world.
Because the unit’s inception in 1953, greater than 300 million individuals in all 50 states and 60 nations have witnessed the distinctive crimson, white and blue jets in hundreds of official aerial demonstrations.