About US

The Flight Simulator Thunderbirds were founded in mid-2016 by a group of experienced flight simmers. The The Flight Simulator Thunderbirds is a pool of talent with thousands of hours of virtual flight time.

Our Team

Zak Priest
Zak Priest
FS Thunderbird #1 – Commander / Leader
Zak “Panther” Priest comes to us from Detroit, Michigan. Panther began flying flight simulators in 2007 with former leading experiences on teams such as the FSX Black Diamond Jet Team and the Flight Simulator Blue Angels. Panther provides a well experienced lead to the team.
Justin Myers
Justin Myers
FS Thunderbird #2 – Left Wing
Justin “Rooster” Myers comes to us from Newark, California. Rooster began flying flight simulators in 2012 with former experiences such as the FSX Black Diamond Jet Team and the Flight Simulator Blue Angels. Justin joined the FS Thunderbirds in 2016.
Holden Wasko
Holden Wasko
FS Thunderbird #3 – Right Wing
Holden “Strike” Wasko comes to us from Bighampton New York. Strike began flying flight simulators in 2011 with former experiences such as the FSX Black Diamond Jet Team and the Flight Simulator Blue Angels. Holden joined the FS Thunderbirds in 2016.
Giovanni Moreno
Giovanni Moreno
FS Thunderbird #4 – Slot
Giovanni “Joker” Moreno comes to us from Shreveport Louisiana. Joker began flying flight simulators in 2012 with former experiences such as the FSX Black Diamond Jet Team and the FSX Flying Bulls. Giovanni joined the FS Thunderbirds in 2016.
Mitchell Welker
Mitchell Welker
FS Thunderbird #ϛ – Lead Solo
Mitchell “Frost” Welker comes to us from Saint Cloud Minnesota. Frost began flying flight simulators in 2010 with former experiences such as the FSX Black Diamond Jet Team and the Flight Simulator Blue Angels . Mitchell joined the FS Thunderbirds in 2016.
Michael Thompson
Michael Thompson
FS Thunderbird #6 – Opposing Solo
Michael “Disco” Thompson comes to us from Chesapeake Virginia. Disco began flying flight simulators in 2010, he is the owner of Disco Aerosports. Disco joined the FS Thunderbirds in 2016.
Benjamin Giles
Benjamin Giles
FS Thunderbird #7 – Livestreamer, Public Affairs & Ops Officer
Benjamin “Cube” Gilescomes to us from the woody lands of Canada! Benjamin began flying flight simulators in 2010 with former experiences such as the FSX Black Diamond Jet Team and the FSX Patriots . Benjamin joined the FS Thunderbirds in 2016.
Liam Neff
Liam Neff
FS Thunderbird #8 – Advanced Pilot & Narrator
Liam “Alpha” Neff comes to us from Miami Florida. Alpha began flying flight simulators in 2014 with former experiences such as the FSX Breitling Jet Team. Liam joined the FS Thunderbirds in 2016.
Curtis Wood
Curtis Wood
FS Thunderbird #1 Crew Chief
Curtis “G-FFOX” Wood comes to us from . Curtis began flying flight simulators in 2007. Curtis is in charge of bringing the teams media projects to life. Curtis joined the FS Thunderbirds in 2016.
Preston Hawgood
Preston Hawgood
FS Thunderbird #2 Crew Chief
Preston “Bubbles” Hawgood comes to us from Charlotte North Carolina. Preston began flying flight simulators in 2013. Preston assists in bringing all of the teams media projects to life. Preston joined the FS Thunderbirds in 2016.