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USAF Thunderbirds Demonstration Team

The USAF Thunderbirds return to the Air Tattoo after a 10-year absence to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the United States Air Force. Flying their six F-16 Fighting Falcons, a sharply choreographed, drill-style ground ceremony kicks off the demonstration, showcasing the team's ground crew. The aircraft then perform a series of demonstrations of their close formation flying. 

“It was an epic spectacle, as magical as anything you've ever seen in the West End, and as loud as anything you've ever heard at Knebworth.”

Jeremy Clarkson, Television Presenter

“All the thrills, excitement and noise of a Grand Prix, but in the air!”

Jenson Button, Formula 1 Racing Driver

“This is the best airshow!”

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Astronaut

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