ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker will participate in an F-16 ride along with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds on Sunday, July 20, in Cheyenne, Wyo.
Welker will take part in a three-hour training and briefing at Cheyenne Regional Airport before his opportunity to experience flight from a fighter pilot’s perspective during a one-hour ride along.
The Thunderbirds is the Air Force’s official demonstration team. Its purpose is to showcase the integrity, selfless service and excellence embodied by American Airmen. Each year, the Thunderbirds team performs in Cheyenne for the city’s “Frontier Days” air show.
Please visit http://afthunderbirds.com/site/ for more information on the Thunderbirds, which has been in existence since 1953.