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Thunderbirds advance pilot lands at Westover

Maj. Branden Felker, advance pilot and narrator for the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, interviews with media June 12 on Westover’s flightline.  This will be the first time in 10 years that the Air Force's official aerial demonstration team has performed at Westover.

Maj. Branden Felker, advance pilot and narrator for the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, interviews with media June 12 on Westover’s flightline. This will be the first time in 10 years that the Air Force's official aerial demonstration team has performed at Westover. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Master Sgt. Andrew Biscoe)

WESTOVER AIR RESERVE BASE, Mass. -- Maj. Branden Felker, advance pilot and narrator for the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, interviewed with media June 12 on Westover’s flightline. Felker flew his F-16 Fighting Falcon to the base as part of a site visit in advance of next month’s Great New England Air and Space Show. The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are scheduled to headline the event. This will be the first time in 10 years that the Air Force's official aerial demonstration team has performed at Westover. The show is scheduled for July 14-15. For air show updates and other news, follow Westover Air Reserve Base on Facebook.