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Published May 20, 2010, 10:19 PM

GFAFB THUNDERBIRDS AIRSHOW SCHEDULE AND EVENTS

The 319th Refueling Wing at Grand Forks Air Force Base will host the "Thunder Over the Red River" air show on Saturday, May 22. The event is free and open to the public and features the USAF Thunderbirds precision flying team.

The Saturday event will mark the first time that the USAF Thunderbirds have flown in in the Grand Forks area since 2006.

Drivers are asked to use the Base entrance on Highway 2.

Event is FREE!

*Gates open at 9:00am

*Show Starts At 11:00am

*Opening Ceremonies at 11:40am

* USOCOM Parachute Team Flag Jump w/National Anthem

Kent Pletsch Interstate Cadet Cartop Landing

USAF C-17 Cargo Drop Demonstration

Kent Pletsch Deadstick Demonstration

John Mohr PT-17 Stearman Teaser

Warbird Flight (PT-9, SNJ, Zero, P-51, etc.) (4-passes)

P-51D Mustang vs Zero Dogflight

USAF KC-135R Stratotanker Flyby and Recovery

US Navy F/A-18C Hornet Demo

USOCOM Parachute Team Demonstration

USAF C-17A Globemaster III Demo

John Mohr PT-17 Stearman Demo

USAF Thunderbirds Enlistment Ceremony

*USAF THUNDERBIRDS 3:05pm

*Airshow Ends 5:00pm

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