are the premier aerial demonstration team in the world. The Thunderbirds squadron is made up of 12 officers who are a very professional team with exacting standards. Expect to see loops, rolls and opposing maneuvers from the 6 jet formation. In addition to the Thunderbirds,
the show will include standing and flying demonstrations from a variety of military and civilian aircraft. The Air Force Wings of Blue Parachute Competition Team out of the U.S. Air Force Academy will also perform.
More than 200,000 people are expected to attend this event.
The show will depend in part on weather conditions these days. If the weather is good, the performance will take advantage of clear skies to soar high, but the squadron also has 2 other lower-altitude shows it can do. FREE Admission.
Open to the public
July 29 and 30, 2017.The Thunderbirds will perform
from 3 to 3:30 pm both days of the show. Skyfest gates will open about 10 am and close between 4 an 4:30 pm.Attendees
are encouraged to carpool due to limited parking. Location:
Fairchild Air Force Base
Spokane, WAFor more information: http://www.fairchild.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1045958/fairchild-prepares-for-skyfest-2017