Images: Thunderbirds in the United Kingdom [Image 2 of 17]
Photo by Staff Sgt. Larry Reid Jr.
U.S. Air Force Maj. J.R. Williams, Thunderbird 6, Opposing Solo, takes off for the start of the practice air show at Royal Air Force Base Waddington, United Kingdom, July 1, 2011. The Thunderbirds will perform in nine countries during their six-week European tour, fostering international goodwill and representing America's Airmen around the globe.