Major David Graham was the pilot for the Viper West F-16 Demonstration Team based at Hill AFB, in Utah.
The F-16 takes off going the other way.
The F-16 Fighting Falcon is unofficially called the Viper.
Here's the Viper West narrator, along with the Viper West eye candy.
Generating some vapors on a high speed pullup.
Oh yeah, the F-16 CAN get quite loud!
The routine makes use of a lot of afterburner!
Making some pretty vapors pulling straight up.
Really awesome high speed pass here!
Hard to find a bad angle for the Viper. Looks good every which way!
Making a high G turn with burners on.
Maj Graham flies an energetic and exciting routine.
The F-16 demo flies so fast and high it uses up a lot of the sky!
Quite helpful to have a big zoom, as the plane can be quite far out at times.
Pulling up towards the sun.
The F-16 joins up with a pair of P-38s and a P-51 for the Heritage Flight.
The Heritage flight makes 3 passes.
Left to right, right to left, and from behind.
The Heritage Flight has become a very popular act, and a powerful visual reminder of the past and present U.S. Airforce.
A P-38 doing a roll after the Heritage formation breaks up.