Flight of the Thunderbirds

Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Dale Cooke, former U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot, is fitted with a flight suit, G-suit compression equipment and modern flight mask to go along with his Thunderbirds helmet at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., April 21, 2017. Cooke and aircraft #177, a T-38A Talon, from the 2nd Fighter Training Squadron have a long history together from their days as Thunderbirds in the 1980s. The pair accumulated over 800 flight hours at 200 performances nationwide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Javier Cruz/ Released)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Javier Cruz
VIRIN: 170421-F-GA320-1075.JPG
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