Thunderbirds Pilot Perspective Video From US Air Force Cocoa Beach Air Show

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SSgt Sergio Gamboa, USairforce/Clipzilla

The United States Air Force have released a pilot’s perspective video from the Cocoa Beach Air Show.

The Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds” performed an aerial demonstration at the Cocoa Beach Air Show in Cocoa Beach in Florida in the United States on 17th April.

The aerial footage comes from the side of the cockpit of the A-10 Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team jet flying over Cocoa Beach.

SSgt Sergio Gamboa, USairforce/Clipzilla

In the video a pilot flies over the water, expertly turning the mission aircraft

The A-10 Thunderbolt is also known as the Warthog, the “flying gun” and the Tankbuster.

It was used in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

It serves for is a ground attack against tanks, armoured vehicles and installations, and close air support of ground forces.

The A-10 is suitable for operation from air bases, with short take-off and landing capability. The aircraft has a long-range, high endurance, and can loiter in the battle area.

The manoeuvrability at low speed and low altitude allows accurate and effective targeting and weapon delivery over all types of terrain.

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