15 Badass Photos Of The Thunderbirds Flying Over Europe

The Royal International Air Tattoo, the world’s largest military air show, is coming to RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, England this weekend and in addition to 150,000 spectators, the USAF Air Demonstration Squadron, aka the Thunderbirds, will also be there. In preparation for the big event, the Thunderbirds have been spending the week flying over the UK and France.

Check out the amazing photos below of the Thunderbirds flying over Stonehenge, Loch Ness, Paris, Omaha Beach and more iconic landmarks then see the rest by following the Thunderbirds on Facebook.

Source: USAF Thunderbirds via Facebook

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