What do you get when you combine sunshine, fast jets, ageless warbirds, and a large enthusiastic crowd? That’s right…Aviation Nation! The weekend of Nov 8-9, also known as the homecoming weekend for the USAF Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team, brought together many talented acts as well as over 130,000 aviation enthusiasts and curious spectators to the ramp at Nellis Air Force Base just north of Las Vegas, NV. This is one show that PHXSpotters never misses, and we were there in full force to take in all the action.
The day started off with the color guard performing the national anthem immediately culminating with the fly-over of an F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II in formation and break for landing...Read More