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Thu, Dec 13, 2012

Thunderbirds Announce 2013 Show Schedule

Will Spend Part Of August And Much of September In Asia

The USAF demonstration team The Thunderbirds has released their 2013 show schedule which includes an extended tour of several Asian countries in the months of August and September.

The sharply choreographed, drill-style ground ceremony kicks off the demonstration by showcasing the attention to detail and esprit de corps that defines our enlisted members. As the jets take to the skies and fly only a few feet from wingtip to wingtip, the crowd gets a glimpse of the awesome skills and capabilities that all fighter pilots must possess. The solo pilots integrate their own loud and proud routine, exhibiting some of the maximum capabilities of the F-16 Fighting Falcon – the Air Force’s premier multi-role fighter jet.

The 2013 show season schedule is as follows:

February

  • 24 Daytona Beach, FL (Daytona 500 NASCAR Race Fly-by only)

March

  • 6 Nellis AFB, NV (COMACC Approval Show)
  • 10 Las Vegas, NV (Kobalt Tools 400 NASCAR Race Fly-by only)
  • 12 Creech AFB, NV (Appreciation Show)
  • 16-17 Luke AFB, AZ
  • 23-24 Titusville, FL

April

  • 6-7 TBD
  • 13-14 Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 20-21 Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 27-28 TBD

May

  • 4-5 Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA
  • 11-12 Martinsburg, WV
  • 18-19 Fairchild AFB, WA
  • 25-26 Wantagh (Jones Beach), NY
  • 29 USAF Academy, CO (Academy Graduation)

June

  • 1-2 Rochester, NY
  • 8 Joint Base Charleston, SC
  • 15-16 Ypsilanti, MI
  • 22-23 Dayton, OH
  • 29-30 Myrtle Beach, SC

July

  • 6-7 Battle Creek, MI
  • 20-21 Kalispell, MT
  • 24 Cheyenne (F. E. Warren AFB), WY
  • 31 Oshkosh, WI

August

  • 3-4 Milwaukee, WI
  • 10-11 Burlington, VT
  • 17-18 Chicago, IL
  • 22  Begin PACAF Tour (Not all dates and/or locations are firm)
  • 24-25 Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, HI
  • 28 Andersen AFB, Guam
  • 31-Sep 1 Clark Field or Subic Bay, Philippines (TBD)

September

  • 5 Bangkok or Chiang Mai, Thailand (TBD)
  • 10 China or Singapore (TBD)
  • 14 Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan
  • 18 Kunsan AB, Korea
  • 21 Osan AB, Korea
  • 25 Misawa AB, Japan
  • 28 Yokota AB, Japan

October

  • 12-13 Rome, GA
  • 19-20 Cocoa Beach, FL
  • 26-27 Houston, TX

November

  • 2-3 Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, TX
  • 9-10 Nellis AFB, NV

The Thunderbirds have the privilege and responsibility to perform for people all around the world, displaying the pride, precision and professionalism of American Airmen. In every hour-long demonstration, the team combines years of training and experience with an attitude of excellence to showcase what the Air Force is all about.

FMI: http://afthunderbirds.com

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