UFO’s over Homestead, Florida? No, its the US Army Parachute Team! Each year during winter training, the Golden Knights conduct one round of night jump operations to maintain currency and proficiency. Each demonstration team will make three to five jumps, beginning with a stack out at 4000 feet, then a canopy relative work pass,then working their way up to a mass formation at 13,500 feet. (more…)
SGT Brandie Phillips of the Black Demonstration Team lands perfectly on the dead center after having exited the aircraft more than two miles above the earth. Brandie is one of the top accuracy shooters on Black Team, and was fourth overall best target score for the entire 2010 show season. SGT Phillips is originally from Fort Calhoun, NE and joined the Army in 2005 as an X-Ray Technician. She has more than 1500 freefall parachute jumps and is starting her third year on the Golden Knights.