Staff Sergeant Kyle Matern is a dedicated crew
chief for the F-16 Viper Demonstration Team.
As a dedicated crew chief, he is responsible for all scheduled maintenance, aircraft forms
documentation and overall aircraft serviceability. He represents Air Combat Command, the
United States Air Force and the Department of Defense at more than 20 air shows annually.
His mission is to ensure the demonstration pilot has a safe aircraft to perform an aerial demonstration
for millions of spectators. Staff Sergeant
Matern enlisted into the Air Force in August, 2017. He is from Mansfield, Ohio and enjoys spending
time with his family and working on his
FAA Private Pilot License in his free time.