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Air Force Thunderbirds kick off 2017 show season

The Air Force Thunderbirds kicked off their 2017 season with a performance in Titusville, Florida this week. 

The Thunderbirds 2017 schedule includes performances at the Air Force Academy graduation on May 24 and at the Pikes Peak Regional Airshow in Colorado Springs on September 23 and 24.

The Thunderbirds, activated on May 25, 1953, are the Air Force's official demonstration squadron. 

2017 Show Season Schedule:

February 5: Super Bowl LI, Houston, Texas (Flyover)

February 26: Daytona 500, Daytona Beach, Florida (Flyover)

March 11-12: Titusville, Florida – “TICO Warbird Air Show”

March 18-19: Waco, Texas – “Heart of Texas Air Show”

March 25-26: Lancaster, California – “Los Angeles Air Show”

April 1-2: Melbourne, Florida – “Melbourne Air & Space Show”

April 8-9: Maxwell AFB, Alabama – “Maxwell AFB Gathering of Eagles”

April 22-23: Tyndall AFB, Florida – “Gulf Coast Salute”

April 29-30: Lake Charles, Louisiana – “Chennault International Air Show”

May 6-7: Travis AFB, California – “Travis AFB Open House”

May 13-14: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – “Wings Over Pittsburgh”

May 20-21: Tinker AFB, Oklahoma – “Star Spangled Salute Air Show”

May 24: USAF Academy, Colorado

May 27-28: Wantagh, New York – “Bethpage New York Air Show”

June 3-4: Open Date

June 10-11: Scott AFB, Illinois – “Scott AFB Air Show & Open House”

June 17-18: Youngstown ANG, Ohio – “Thunder Over the Valley Air Show”

June 24-25: Dayton, Ohio – “Vectren Dayton Air Show”

July 1-2: Traverse City, Michigan – “National Cherry Festival Airshow”

July 8-9: Gary, Indiana – “Gary Air Show”

July 14-16: RAF Fairford, UK – “Royal International Air Tattoo”

July 22-23: Great Falls, Montana – “Flight Over the Falls”

July 26: Cheyenne, Wyoming – “Frontier Days Air Show”

July 29-30: Fairchild AFB, Washington – “Inland Northwest Skyfest”

August 12-13: Westfield, Massachusetts – “Westfield Air Show”

August 19-20: Selfridge ANGB, Michigan – “Selfridge ANGB Air Show/Open House”

August 23: Atlantic City, New Jersey – “Thunder Over the Boardwalk”

August 26-27: Dover AFB, Delaware – “Dover AFB Open House/Air Show”

September 2-4: Cleveland, Ohio – “Cleveland National Air Show”

September 9: Altus AFB, Oklahoma – “Altus AFB Air Show”

September 16-17: JB Andrews, Maryland – “JB Andrews Air Show”

September 23-24: Colorado Springs, Colorado – “Pikes Peak Regional Airshow”

September 30-Oct 1: Grand Junction, Colorado – “Grand Junction Air Show”

October 7-8: Minden, Nevada – “Minden-Tahoe Air Show”

October 14-15: Boise, Idaho – “Gowen Thunder Air Show”

October 21-22: Houston, Texas – “Wings Over Houston Air Show”

October 28-29: Moody AFB, Georgia – “Moody AFB Community Appreciation Day”

November 4-5: JB Lackland-Kelly, Texas – “JB Lackland-Kelly AFB”

November 11-12: Nellis AFB, Nevada – “Aviation Nation Open House”



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