USAF THUNDERBIRDS IN ONLY TWO CA SHOWS…SALINAS IS ONE!!!!!
March 24, 2014, — Salinas, CA— This year’s California International Airshow will feature the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds!
After a year of sequestration, the USAF Thunderbirds head back to the skies celebrating over 60 years of performing 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..
The California International Air Show is excited to host the USAF Thunderbirds in 2014. The Team is performing only two shows in California and Salinas was chosen as one of the two locations! The USAF Thunderbirds are assigned to the 57th Wing and are based at Nellis AFB, Nevada. The squadron tours the United States and much of the world, performing aerobatic formation and solo flying in those beautiful red, white and blue F-16 C/D Fighting Falcons.
More Performers to be announced soon!
The Airshow will be held on September 27th & 28th at the Salinas Airport. Tickets are on sale soon. The California International Airshow has provided outstanding entertainment on the Central Coast for 33 years. Over those 34 years, the Airshow has raised and distributed almost $8 million dollars for charity.