Gold Team Wows the Crowds at the Wings Over Whiteman Airshow

Gold Team gathers for a pre-jump hoorah. Photo by SSG Joe Abeln

Gold Team gathers for a pre-jump hoorah. Photo by SSG Joe Abeln

The weekend was off to a great start at Whiteman AFB this weekend, with beautiful weather and large crowds, who were out enjoying the sunshine and impressive static displays, which included the B-2 Stealth Bomber.Two members from Tandem Team joined Gold Team for the weekend, and were able to take Katie Horner, the Chief Meteorologist from KCTV Channel 5 News of Kansas City, on a tandem Saturday morning, and were also able to supplement Gold Team on the remaining jumps this weekend. (more…)

Demonstrators Compete at USPA Nationals 2010

A shot from the video of one of the Team's competition jumps. Using this Camscore system, each team can watch the videos of their jumps as they're being scored. Photo by Chad Wilcox

A shot from the video of one of the Team's competition jumps. Using this Camscore system, each team can watch the videos of their jumps as they're being scored. Photo by Chad Wilcox

It is a testament to how the Team has grown in ability and training in the last decade, that two members of the Gold Demonstration Team were able to attend and compete at USPA Nationals this year at Skydive Chicago in Ottawa, IL. SSG Reese Pendleton and SGT Jen Schaben were able to go in between two demonstration weekends and represent the Golden Knights (more…)

Gold Team Over the Midwest

The new "pyro chain" developed by SGT Chris Clark puts on an impressive show over Whiteman AFB. Photo by SSG Aaron Figel

The new "pyro chain" developed by SGT Chris Clark puts on an impressive show over Whiteman AFB. Photo by SSG Aaron Figel

The Gold Demonstration Team finished off last weekend at Scott AFB with their final two demonstration jumps going off beautifully, and are back at Whiteman AFB, MO this weekend. So far, the weather has even cooperated to give them full altitude for their night jump on Friday night. ┬áDuring this jump, the Team was able to introduce several people to the job that they hold by allowing them to ride in the aircraft during the actual (more…)

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