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United States Air Force Thunderbirds 2017

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We are not the organizer for any of the listed events. Click on "link" to visit the airshow's website.

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Note: this is not the official Thunderbirds website! Goto http://www.afthunderbirds.com/ for full schedule, more information, and official contact.

January 2017 no events listed

February 2017 no events listed

March 2017 hide

Date Event Location [map] Website FB Feat. Notes
10-12 MarTICO Warbird AirshowSpace Coast Regional Airport, Titusville, FL, USAlinkFB
18-19 MarThe Heart of Texas AirshowTSTC Waco Airport, Waco, TX, USAlinkFB
Display Teams
USAF Thunderbirds
USN Tac Demo VFA-106
Trojan Phlyers
A-26B Invader "Night Mission"
B-17G Flying Fortress "Texas Raiders"
R4D Skytrain "Ready for Duty"
Kate Kyer Pitts S-2B
Mike Gallaway Extra 300SX
Greg Koontz
Sea Fury
P-51D Mustang
USAF B-52H Stratofortress fly-over (18th)

Static aircraft include:
KC-135 Extender
C-130 Hercules
25-26 MarLos Angeles County Air ShowWilliam J Fox Airport, Lancaster, Palmdale, CA, USAlinkFB Reports: 2015 2014

April 2017 hide

Date Event Location [map] Website FB Feat. Notes
01-02 AprMelbourne Air & Space ShowMelbourne Int'l Airport, Melbourne, FL, USAlinkFB
08-09 AprMaxwell AFB Open House & AirshowMaxwell AFB, Montgomery, AL, USAlink
22-23 AprGulf Coast Salute - Tyndall AFB Air ShowTyndall AFB, Panama City, FL, USAlinkFB
29-30 AprChennault International AirshowChennault Int'l Airport, Lake Charles, LA, USAlinkFB

May 2017 hide

Date Event Location [map] Website FB Feat. Notes
06-07 MayTravis AFB Open House & Air ShowTravis AFB, Fairfield, CA, USAlinkFB
Display Teams
USAF Thunderbirds
USN Tac Demo VFA-122
Barry Hancock T-6G Texan "Pilot Maker"
Bob Carlton SubSonex MicroJet
Anthony Oshinuga Pitts Special
Billy Werth Pitts S2C
Jacquie B Extra 300
Dan Buchanan hangglider
Golden Knights Parachute Team
USAF Wings of Blue Skydiving Team

Static aircraft include:
B-52 Stratofortress
C-5 Galaxy
A-10 Thunderbolt II
F-35 Lightning II F-15 Eagle
F-16 Fighting Falcon
U-2 Dragon Lady
12-14 MayWings Over PittsburghPittsburgh IAP ARS, Coraopolis, PA, USAlinkFB
20-21 MayTinker AFB Star Spangled SaluteTinker AFB, Oklahoma City, OK, USAlinkFB
24 MayUSAFA Graduation : Thunderbirds DisplayU.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO, USAlinkFB
27-28 MayBethpage Air Show at Jones BeachJones Beach State Park, Wantagh, NY, USAlinkFB

June 2017 hide

July 2017 hide

Date Event Location [map] Website FB Feat. Notes
01-02 JulNational Cherry Festival Air ShowWest Grand Traverse Bay, Traverse City, MI, USAlink
08-09 JulGary Air ShowMarquette Park, Gary, IN, USACancelled
14 JulLa Fête Nationale - Défilé militaire (Bastille Day - Military Parade)Champs-Élysées, Paris, Francelink flypast
14-16 JulRoyal International Air Tattoo (RIAT)RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire, UKlinkFB
Display Teams
Midnight Hawks
Patrouille Suisse
RAF Red Arrows
AdlA Couteau Delta Mirage 2000D Tactical Display
AdlA Rafale Solo Display
BAF F-16 Solo Display
CzAF Gripen Solo Display
CzAF L-159 ALCA Solo Display
Italian Air Force RSV M-346 Display
Italian Air Force RSV Tornado Display
RAF Typhoon Display
Spanish Air Force F-18 Hornet
SwAF JAS 39 Gripen
THK F-16 SOLOTÜRK
Ukrainian Air Force Su-27 'Flanker'
Royal Jordanian Falcons
BAF Sea King SAR Demo
British Army Air Corps Apache Display
RAF Chinook Display
Italian Air Force RSV C-27J Spartan II
B-17G "Sally B"
BBMF Lancaster
BBMF Spitfire
P-40 Kittyhawk "Lulu Belle"
P-51D Mustang "Jumpin Jacques"
Breitling Jet Team
USAF Thunderbirds
USAF F-22 Raptor Demo Team
USAF CV-22 Osprey
Austrian Air Force Saab 105Ö
Slovenian Air Force PC-9M
Airbus A400M Atlas

Static aircraft include:
Hellenic Air Force F-4E Phantom
USAF B-1B Lancer
USAF B-52H Stratofortress
USAF U-2 Dragon Lady
RAAF E-7 Wedgetail
Reports: 2017 2015 2014 2013 2006 2005
22-23 JulMontana ANG 70th Anniversary Air ShowGreat Falls ANGB, Great Falls, MT, USAlinkFB
26 JulCheyenne Frontier Days - Thunderbirds DisplayCheyenne, WY, USAlink
29-30 JulFairchild AFB SkyFest 2017Fairchild AFB, Spokane, WA, USAlink
Display Teams
USAF Thunderbirds
USN Tac Demo VFA-122
B-25D Mitchell "Grumpy"
P-51B Mustang "Impatient Virgin"
Jacquie B Extra 300
Jim Bourke Extra 330LX
USAF Wings of Blue Skydiving Team
Reno ANG C-130 Hercules
USAF KC-135 fly-over
58 SOW UH-1 CSAR demo

Static aircraft include:
124 FW A-10 Thunderbolt II
58 SOW CV-22 Osprey
58 SOW MC-130J Hercules
USN EA-18G Growler

August 2017 hide

Date Event Location [map] Website FB Feat. Notes
12-13 AugWestfield International Air ShowBarnes ANGB, Westfield, MA, USAlinkFB Report 2010
19-20 AugSelfridge ANGB Open House & Air ShowSelfridge ANGB, Mt Clemens, MI, USAlinkFB
23 AugAtlantic City Air Show - Thunder over the BoardwalkAtlantic City Beachfront, Atlantic City, NJ, USAlinkFB
Display Teams
USAF Thunderbirds
USN Tac Demo VFA-106
USCG MH-65 Helicopter SAR Demo
MiG-17PF Randy Ball
GEICO Skytypers
Rob Holland MXS
Golden Knights Parachute Team
NJ ANG 177th FW F-16 fly-by
NJ ANG 108th WG KC-135 fly-by
USAF 305th AMW C-17 & KC-10 fly-by
USAF 436th AMW C-5M Galaxy fly-by
USN T-6B Texan II fly-by
USN MH-60S Seahawk fly-by
USN E-2C Hawkeye fly-by
USN MH-53E Super Stallion fly-by
DE ANG C-130H Hercules fly-by
NJ ANG UH-60 demo
P-51D Mustang
US Customs & Border Patrol HH-60 demo
civ. helicopter fly-bys
26-27 AugDover AFB Open House & Air ShowDover AFB, DE, USAlink

September 2017 hide

Date Event Location [map] Website FB Feat. Notes
02-04 SepCleveland National Air ShowBurke Lakefront Airport, Cleveland, OH, USAlinkFB
09 SepAltus AFB Open House & Air ShowAltus AFB, OK, USAlinkFB
Display Teams
USAF Thunderbirds
Tora Tora Tora
DH-115 Vampire "Selene"
MiG-17F Randy Ball
A-26B Invader "Lady Liberty"
Greg Koontz
USAF Wings of Blue Skydiving Team
KC-135 C-17 refueling demo

Static aircraft include:
B-29 "Doc"
A-10 Thunderbolt II
B-1B Lancer
B-52H Stratofortress
F-15E Strike Eagle
C-5 Galaxy
16-17 SepJB Andrews Air Show & Open HouseAndrews AFB, Camp Springs, MD, USAlinkFB
23-24 SepPikes Peak Regional AirshowColorado Springs Airport, Colorado Springs, CO, USAlinkFB
Display Teams
USAF Thunderbirds
USAF A-10 Heritage Flight
Texas Flying Legends Museum
Trojan Phlyers
Franklin's Flying Circus
USAF Wings of Blue Skydiving Team
Ft. Carson helicopter demo
P-47D Thunderbolt
AD5 Skyraider
F7F Tigercat
F4U-4 Corsair
F3F-2 Hellcat
P-51 Mustang
B-25 Mitchell
TBM Avenger
30 Sep / 01 OctGrand Junction Air ShowGrand Junction Regional Airport, Grand Junction, CO, USAlinkFB

October 2017 hide

Date Event Location [map] Website FB Feat. Notes
30 Sep / 01 OctGrand Junction Air ShowGrand Junction Regional Airport, Grand Junction, CO, USAlinkFB
07-08 OctMinden-Tahoe Aviation RoundupMinden-Tahoe Airport, Minden, NV, USAlinkFB
14-15 OctGowen Thunder 2017 Idaho National Guard Air ShowGowen Field, Boise, ID, USAlink
21-22 OctWings Over Houston Air ShowEllington Field, Houston, TX, USAlinkFB
28-29 OctMoody Air Force Base Open House Air ShowMoody AFB, GA, USAlinkFB

November 2017 hide

December 2017 no events listed

Listed date present the days of the event. The Thunderbirds performance may not be on all days of the event.
Please refer to the event's website by clicking the link for details.

For the full program featuring all performances by the Thunderbirds, visit the USAF Thunderbirds website. By design the above Thunderbirds schedule only contains airshows and events with air displays listed on the airshow calendar, therefore the list excludes training and private military events, and may also exclude performances or fly-overs at sports events, music festivals, and other non-military events.



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We are not the organizer for any of the listed events. Click on "link" to visit the airshow's website.

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Always check the listed show homepage for further information, contact the organisers, or seek confirmation in local media, before you go to the show or make any travel arrangements.

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