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March 15, 2018
 

A-10C Thunderbolt II: Demonstration Team

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Staff Sgts. Nick Reider and Levi Barnes, A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team dedicated crew chiefs, verify proper and correct flight control movement Dec. 13, 2017, on an A-10 prior to a practice demonstration flight at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

The A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team will perform demos for the first time in seven years for the 2018 air show season starting with 2018 Luke Days.

The team consists of one pilot, one superintendent, an NCO in charge, three crew chiefs, an avionics systems specialist, aerospace propulsion systems specialist, electrical and environmental systems specialist, and a public affairs specialist.

The team’s pilot for the season is Capt. Cody Wilton. Wilton is a prior-enlisted officer with more than 1,300 hours flying the A-10 and has 17 years of active-duty service.

Capt. Cody Wilton, A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team commander, performs a Cuban Eight maneuver during a practice demonstration.




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