USAF Thunderbirds, A-10 & F-22 to headline 2019 D-M air show

USAF Thunderbirds, A-10 & F-22 to headline 2019 D-M air show
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the Thunder & Lightning Over Arizona Air Show March 23-24, 2019 at Davis-Monthan AFB. (Source: USAF) (None)

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - March 2019 will bring Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona, or at least it will at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, during its annual air show.

A recent news release announced the acts that will be performing at The Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona Air Show, with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds headlining.

The airshow will take place Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24, 2019 and feature one of the strongest military air show lineups in the U.S. including the A-10 Thunderbolt II and the USAF F-22 Raptor and other various military demonstrations.

“We are very delighted that we will have three of the Air Force's most popular air show demonstration teams all performing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base,” said Maj. Tyler “Leeroy” Schultz, Director of the Thunder & Lightning Over Arizona Air Show, in the recent release. “We are also excited to open up the base to our local community and give them an opportunity to meet members of our armed services and share with them the important role our base serves in our nation's defense."

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In addition to demonstrations from the Thunderbirds, the A-10 and F-22, there will be performances by Kirby Chambliss and the Red Bull Helicopter, the Red Bull Skydiving Team and Kent Pietsch and the Jelly Bell aircraft, Vicky Benzin’s Stearman and the Shocwave Jet Truck; demo by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Additional performers and ground displays will be announced over the next several weeks, according to the release.

Admission to the air show is free, but there are premium seating areas with a limited number of tickets available, including the exclusive Thunderbolt Club.

For more information on tickets and the air show click here: www.ThunderAndLightningOverArizona.com.

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