Pilot Avoided Home Before Ditching Jet After Obama Speech At AFAA Thunderbirds pilot who ditched his jet moments after flying over the Air Force Academy's commencement ceremony was aiming the plane away from a home before he ejected safely into a field.
Crews Move Thunderbird From Crash SiteCrews prepared to move the F-16 Thunderbird from the crash site near Colorado Springs on Tuesday.
Military: Precision Flying Teams Are Worth The Risk, CostBoth of the U.S. military's high-drama, high-dollar flying teams suffered crashes on the same day this week, but supporters say the Air Force Thunderbirds and the Navy Blue Angels are worth the money and the risk.
Air Force Thunderbirds Jet Crashes Outside Colorado SpringsA pilot of a U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds jet wasn't injured after ejecting before the F-16 crashed outside of Colorado Springs Thursday afternoon.
Obama Meets Air Force Pilot Who Ejected Before Jet CrashThe pilot of a U.S. Air Force Thunderbird that crashed following a flyover met with President Barack Obama shortly safely ejecting safely into a Colorado field.
Rocky Mountain Airshow Organizers Say They've Learned From Their MistakesThe Rocky Mountain Airshow continues to hand out refunds after huge traffic delays caused some ticket holders to miss the show altogether over weekend when the Air Force Thunderbirds performed.
Air Force Academy Graduates One Of Smallest Recent ClassesThe Air Force Academy is graduating one of its smallest classes in recent years.
Thunderbirds Practice Air Force Academy Graduation FlyoverThe Thunderbirds precision flying team is practicing for the Air Force Academy graduation flyover later this week.
Air Force Academy Marks Class Of 2013 GraduationVolunteer pilots are hoping to make the Air Force Academy's commencement ceremony memorable with a flyover.
Thunderbirds Cancel At Frontier Days, Other Sites Due To Budget BattleThe Air Force Thunderbirds may not make their traditional appearance at Cheyenne Frontier Days this year because the team has been grounded by the budget battle in Washington.