In the skydiving community flying head down is quite a common position for various formations, but today it was something quite different for members of the U. S. Army Parachute Team. Golden Knights and it caused quite a splash! Instead of falling out of the sky from 13,000 feet, the teams were falling into a royal blue pool of cool water for annual water training. (more…)
Throughout our armed services, there has always been a friendly competition. However, every Soldier knows that when the time comes, we all rely on each other for support. Soldiers on the ground need air support. Downed pilots need a recovery team. The list goes on. This weekend, Black Team had the opportunity to demonstrate inter-service cohesion, as they worked hand-in-hand with the Navy Parachute Team, the “Leap Frogs.”
Millville’s Wheels and Wing’s Airshow had a full line-up for this last weekend! However, Thursday morning brought bad news. Their headlining act cancelled, leaving the entire airshow in a bad position.
After the Airshow made their announcement about the cancellation, Black Team and Viper West offered to step up to the plate. Black Team planned to perform twice during each show day and Viper West offered to close out the Airshow, helping the community survive the last minute line-up change. (more…)