Meet the Thunderbirds

It’s easy to see the Thunderbirds fly but with the large crowds at the event, it can be challenging to meet the pilots. Below is a schedule of where and when they will be appearing. Be sure to come and find the Thunderbird pilots at the New York Air Show, get an autograph and take... View Article


It’s easy to see the Thunderbirds fly but with the large crowds at the event, it can be challenging to meet the pilots. Below is a schedule of where and when they will be appearing. Be sure to come and find the Thunderbird pilots at the New York Air Show, get an autograph and take a selfie with them!

 

The pilots, officers and enlisted crew members will make appearances throughout the show at the U.S. Air Force exhibit inside the event site of the New York Air Show.  At the conclusion of the Thunderbird performance all the pilots and officers will be available at the “autograph line” on the fence line of the event site near show center.  The schedule of Thunderbird team appearances is as follows:

Saturday, September 15, 2018

  • 11:30a to 12:00p – #8 Advance Pilot and #12 Public Affairs Officer  – Air Force Vapor Exhibit
  • 12:00p to 12:30p – Thunderbird#3 Right Wing and #10 Executive Officer – Air Force Vapor Exhibit
  • 12:30p to 1:00p – Thunderbird #5 Lead Solo and #11 Maintenance Officer – Air Force Vapor Exhibit
  • 4:20p to 4:50p – All Thunderbird Pilots/Officers – Autographs at Fence Line near Show Center

Sunday, September 16, 2018

  • 11:30a to 12:15p – Thunderbird #2 Left Wing and #3 Right Wing – Air Force Vapor Exhibit
  • 12:00p to 12:30p – Thunderbird #4 Slot Pilot and #6 Opposing Solo – Air Force Vapor Exhibit
  • 4:20p to 4:50p – All Thunderbird Pilots/Officers – Autographs at Fence Line near Show Center

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