Arrival of Thunderbird 8

This event is on September 12, 2018 4:15 pm


Thunderbird 8, the advance pilot and narrator for the USAF Thunderbirds will arrive in the skies over the Hudson Valley on Wednesday, September 12th at approximately 4:15 pm.  Upon arrival he will perform a 15 minute site survey in the skies over New York Stewart International Airport prior to landing.  Check back here for updates on any further changes in the team’s arrival time.  Click Here for more information on the appearance of the Thunderbirds at the 2018 New York Air Show.

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New York Stewart International Airport


    • NY Air Show says:

      Hey Winnie – there won’t be rides on the Thunderbird jets, but we do work with the team at the Warbird museum who provides rides up in the Memphis Belle. See details here.

  1. Stephen DiTullio says:

    Hi, How are you? I will be attending west point football game this sat. 9/15/18. With a Large group of friends consisting of many military veterans, I believe the game starts at noon. Will the Thunderbird doing a flyby for us at the football game that afternoon? If not, this is my request to please fulfill this wish of my mine, I am sure everyone there would go wild. Thank you so much.

    • NY Air Show says:

      Hey Stephen, unfortunately, the Thunderbirds are going to be occupied at the Air Show getting ready for their flights at that time! Our show runs from noon to four, so unfortunately the game is happening right at the same time. That being said, we are excited to have the West Point Parachute team out here this year! Showing our military pride. 🙂

  2. Kelly says:

    Good afternoon,

    I am planning on attending the event for this Saturday, September 15th 2018 but intended on arriving after 2pm. I was just wondering if by this time I may have missed some of the performances or events. Please advise as I don’t see specific times or a chronological schedule of events.

    Thank you!!

    • NY Air Show says:

      Hey Kelly, 2 pm will be about half-way through the flight performances, so you might want to arrive at or before the flight performances start at noon. {lease see the first question on our FAQ page.

    • NY Air Show says:

      Hey Thomas & Judy, yes, the show is rain or shine, so long as we still have clearance to fly! That being said, weather forecast is still great for this weekend.

  3. Alison Colombo says:

    I have tickets for sundays show. Something came up and was wondering if I could change my tickets to Saturdays show?

    • NY Air Show says:

      Hey Alison, just call our box office at 877-766-8158 and they can get them traded from one day to the other for you.

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