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Flying with the Thunderbirds

by Alan Herzberger Modified: April 18, 2013 at 1:31 pm •  Published: June 24, 2010

I took the family to see the air show at Tinker Air Force Base last Saturday. It was hot — really, really, really hot. But it was fun.

Frankly, I wasn’t very excited about the show. I was going because my boys would have fun. But when I saw the planes — the power and the acrobatics — up close, it was clear that I enjoyed it way more than my boys.

Simply put, the Thunderbirds were awesome. This video is proof.

For the record, I enjoyed the show and am in awe of the Thunderbirds, but I wouldn’t have traded places with Tanner. It was plenty exciting enough for me on the ground.

by Alan Herzberger
Digital Managing Editor
Alan Herzberger is the Digital Managing Editor for NewsOK.com and The Oklahoman. He focuses on content within OPUBCO Communications Group’s variety of digital products. He’s been with The Oklahoman since 1997, when he joined the sports...
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