2021 Heritage Flight Training Course

March 4-7, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., was host to the 2021 Hertitage Flight Training Course.

Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, and Chief Master Sg. David Wade, ACC Command Chief, were also on hand for the training.

The demonstration teams are now certified to educate communities across the globe about the Air Force mission.

Two U.S. Air Force P-51 Mustangs and a U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II
Two U.S. Air Force P-51 Mustangs and a U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II, assigned to the A-10 Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team, fly in a three aircraft formation over Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 7, 2021. The A-10 Demonstration Team provides Americans with a unique opportunity to see the capabilities of our nation’s premier close air support aircraft. (Air Force photograph by Airman William Turnbull)
A U.S. Air Force F-35A Thunderbolt II
A U.S. Air Force F-35A Thunderbolt II, assigned to the F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team, performs over Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 4, 2021. By showcasing the abilities of professional Airmen and combat advances made by the U.S. Air Force, the Heritage Flight program educates and informs the American public and gains their support for the Air Force of tomorrow. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Ross).
A U.S. Air Force F-35A Thunderbolt II
A U.S. Air Force F-35A Thunderbolt II, assigned to the F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team, performs over Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 4, 2021. By showcasing the abilities of professional Airmen and combat advances made by the U.S. Air Force, the Heritage Flight program educates and informs the American public and gains their support for the Air Force of tomorrow. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Ross).
A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor
A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor, assigned to the F-22 Demonstration Team, and an F-86 Sabre fly in formation over Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 4, 2021. Heritage flights dramatic displays of airpower celebrate the United States Air Force’s past, present and future and honor the sacrifices of the Air Force men and women currently serving and those who served. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Ross).
A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II
A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II, assigned to the F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team, an A-1 Skyraider and a P- 51 Mustang fly in formation over Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 5, 2021. By showcasing the abilities of professional Airmen and combat advances made by the U.S. Air Force, the Heritage Flight program educates and informs the American public and gains their support for the Air Force of tomorrow. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Ross).
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, assigned to the F-16 Viper Demonstration Team, an F-22 Raptor, assigned to the F-22 Demonstration Team, an F-86 Sabre and a P-51 Mustang fly in formation over Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 5, 2021. Heritage flights dramatic displays of airpower, celebrate the U.S. Air Force’s past, present and future and honor the sacrifices of the Air Force men and women currently serving and those who served. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Ross).
An A-1 Skyraider sits on the flight line
An A-1 Skyraider sits on the flight line at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 4, 2021. The Skyraider was a close-air support aircraft used in Korea and Vietnam. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Ross).
A U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning II
A U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning II, assigned to the F-35 Lightning II Demonstration Team, and a U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor, assigned to the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, fly in formation over Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 7, 2021. Heritage Flight Training Course features the fighter aircraft that flew in combat in World War II, through Korea and Vietnam and into the current flight. (Air Force photograph by Airman William Turnbull)
Two U.S. Air Force P-51 Mustangs
Two U.S. Air Force P-51 Mustangs drive onto the flight line and prepare to take flight at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 7, 2021. The aircraft participating in the 2021 Heritage Flight Training Course include the P-51 Mustang, P-38 Lightning, P-40 Warhawk, P-41 Thunderbolt, F-86 Sabre and the A-1 Skyraider. (Air Force photograph by Airman William Turnbull)

 

 

 

 

 

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