Heritage Flights


A P-51 Mustang, flown by Jim Beasley; an F-16 Fighting Falcon, flown by Maj. Dax Cornelius from Hill Air Force Base, Utah; an F-15 Eagle, flown by Capt. Tony Bierenkoven from Eglin AFB, Fla.; and an A-10 Thunderbolt II, flown by Capt. Jeff Yost of Pope AFB, N.C., fly over the Statue of Liberty on Thursday, May 25, 2006. The "Heritage Flight" pilots flew in the Jones Beach Air Show on Long Island. Heritage Flight formations are designed to show generations of fighter aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Ben Bloker)