Travis lines up 2 days of aviation excellence
United States Air Force Thunderbirds advance crew directs one of the planes on the runway during their last visit to Travis in 2011. (Daily Republic file)
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE — The Thunderbirds, the Air Force's premiere aerial demonstration team, will headline a wide selection of aviation acrobatic acts, military aircraft demonstrations and displays of both modern and historic airplanes when Travis Air Force Base opens its gates to the public May 3-4.
"There will be something for everybody," said Capt. Jamie Leenman, the Air Expo's assistant air operations officer. "It will be a rare opportunity to see the Thunderbirds and to see the Army Golden Knights." Continue Reading