GFAFB THUNDERBIRDS AIRSHOW SCHEDULE AND EVENTSThe 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