California Capital Airshow_Mark Loper

Unloading the C-17
Crews unload the support equipment for the USAF Thunderbirds out of the Travis AFB C-17 at Mather Field, Sacramento, CA.
C-5 cockpit
The new panels in the newly modified C-5M.
C-5C/M Interior
The interior of one of only 2 C-5C models that have now been upgraded to M models. This C-5M (SCM) Space Cargo Modified is unique due to its larger internal…
Fireworks over Snowbirds
Fireworks over the Snowbirds at the California Capital Airshow's first ever Airshow After Dark.
Flight leads and teams meet
Lt. Col. Christopher Hammond, flight lead for the USAF Thunderbirds, meets Major Patrick Paco Gobeil, flight lead for the Canadian Forces Snowbirds. Both entire…
Gene Soucy night show
Gene Soucy Airshows lights up the sky over the California Capital Airshow's first ever Airshow After Dark.
Retro Snowbird
Retro painted Canadian Forces Snowbird flown in by the Commanding Officer and Squadron Chief sits on the ramp after dark at the California Capital Airshow.
Snowbirds autograph
Commanding Officer Lieutenant-Colonel Damon Brad Wintrup and Squadron Chief Alan Blakney join Major Patrick Paco Gobeil and the rest of the Canadian Forces…
Snowbirds hat toss
Commanding Officer Lieutenant-Colonel Damon Brad Wintrup and Squadron Chief Alan Blakney join Major Patrick Paco Gobeil and the rest of the Canadian Forces…
Thunderbirds high 5
USAF Thunderbirds Lead Solo Maj. Jason Curtis rallys the crowd for 5s in the air at the California Capital Airshow
Thunderbirds echelon pass
A rare echelon pass by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds​ and even rarer, the 2 "D" models with fuel tanks and a couple of The Canadian Forces Snowbirds​ in the…
Thunderbirds wave
The USAF Thunderbirds flight team wave to the crowd after their performace at the California Capital Airshow.
B-17 Sentimental Journey
B-17G Sentimental Journey shows off her top side on a low banana pass at the California Capital Airshow
Key to the city
Major Patrick Paco Gobeil receives the key to the city from the Rancho Cordova mayor shortly after arriving at the California Capital Airshow.
Thunderbird at night
The USAF Thunderbirds D-model with fuel tank basking in the lights on the ramp at the California Capital Airshow.