Greetings from The Aero Experience Team


The Aero Experience is a celebration of Midwest aviation and aerospace achievement. We invite you to join us as we explore the treasures of Midwest aviation through first-hand experiences. Our contributors take turns flying lead, and we are always looking for new destinations. Check in with The Aero Experience frequently to see where we will land today, and then go out and have your own aero experiences!

Blue skies,

Carmelo Turdo, Mark Nankivil and Fred Harl - The Aero Experience Team

Monday, May 13, 2013

60th Anniversary of the USAF Thunderbirds the Subject of Community College Class

"History of the USAF Thunderbirds Air Demonstration Squadron-- Their 60th Anniversary"

Do you enjoy air shows and flying?  Have you been among the 450 million people around the world who've witnessed the thrilling Thunderbirds performances?  The Thunderbirds flew their debut exhibition in early June 1953 using the Republic F-84G Thunderjet.  Sixty years later they are now flying the sleek Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon jet.  Come spend an evening commemorating the 60th anniversary of our "Ambassadors in Blue" and learn more about their amazing history.  You'll enjoy a lecture, discussions, video presentations, and a display that includes professional photography.  Lots of free handouts to take home.  If you like memorabilia, you'll be delighted with this "show and tell" presentation.  Lecture/Video Presentation at Meramec Community College Continuing Education, Soc. Sciences Bldg. 105 on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 from 7 to 8:30pm.  Instructor: Joe Gurney.   Course # HIST:709 Section 650.  Sign up today by calling 314-984-7777.  Fee is $15.


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