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Thunderbirds Back in Action

Mon, Jul 29, 2013 (9:41 p.m.)

This is the Thunderbirds’ first flight since the spring when Air Combat Command cut flight hours and canceled all of the Thunderbirds’ remaining shows this year as part of sequestration. The across-the-board federal budget cuts forced the Air Force to find ways to scale back, and eliminating the Thunderbirds’ more than $20 million flight budget was one way to save money.

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