Preparing to fly

Capt. Robert Ritchie, 87th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, fist bumps Rusty Thompson, 47th Maintenance Directorate aircraft attendant, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Nov. 2, 2017. A team of Laughlin’s 87th FTS, also known as the Redbulls, instructor pilots flew four T-38 Talons to Missouri for a flyover of the Kansas versus Baylor football game. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anne McCready)