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In keeping within the spirit of the "Thunderbirds Alumni Association, Inc., (TBAA) the "Heritage Thunderbird Foundation", the Thunderbirds Alumni "Dream Of A Lifetime" web site exists to promote the comradeship of former and current members of the United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, The Thunderbirds, and to insure "Once A Thunderbird, Always A Thunderbird" is a continued commitment from each member and that excellence remains the benchmark by which we measure all we do.

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Florida -- Air Force Maj. Alex Turner has done it hundreds of times. The F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot took off June 2, 2016, for an Air Force Thunderbirds flyover during the Air Force Academy graduation. He was well-informed on the flying routine and communicated consistently with his teammates -- standard procedure for any flyover.
Our airshow guide for 2017 links you to more than 150 events across the United States from April through November, featuring aircraft of all kinds in flight and on static display. Icons under each show's description indicate whether particular performance teams, such as the U.S.
TRAVERSE CITY, MI - The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will take to the skies above Traverse City this summer. The world-famous squadron will perform in the 91 st National Cherry Festival Air Show at 1:15 p.m. on July 1-2. Guests can watch from the shores of Grand Traverse Bay and listen to live commentary on WTCM AM 580.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Thunderbirds will soon be zooming into Alabama to participate in the Maxwell Air Force Base Open House and Air Show on April 8 and 9. Along with the French air force's aerial demonstration team, Patrouille de France, the Thunderbirds will fly for the crowd on both days.
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