Meet the Thunderbirds

It’s easy to see the Thunderbirds fly but with the large crowds at the event, it can be challenging to meet the pilots. Below is a schedule of where and when they will be appearing. Be sure to come and find the Thunderbird pilots at the Melbourne Air and Space Show, get an autograph and... View Article


It’s easy to see the Thunderbirds fly but with the large crowds at the event, it can be challenging to meet the pilots. Below is a schedule of where and when they will be appearing. Be sure to come and find the Thunderbird pilots at the Melbourne Air and Space Show, get an autograph and take a selfie with them!

 

The pilots, officers and enlisted crew members will make appearances throughout the show at the U.S. Air Force exhibit inside the event site of the Melbourne Air and Space Show.  At the conclusion of the Thunderbird performance all the pilots and officers will be available at the “autograph line” on the fence line of the event site near show center.  The schedule of Thunderbird team appearances is as follows:

 
Saturday, March 24, 2018

  • 10:30a to 11:15a – Thunderbird #8 Advance Pilot and #12 Public Affairs Officer – Air Force Exhibit
  • 11:30a to 12:15p – Thunderbird #3 Right Wing and #10 Executive Officer – Air Force Exhibit
  • 3:00p to 3:30p – All Thunderbird Pilots/Officers – Autographs at Fence Line

Sunday, March 25, 2018

  • 10:30a to 11:15a – Thunderbird #2 Left Wing and #9 Flight Surgeon – Air Force Exhibit
  • 11:30a to 12:15p – Thunderbird #4 Slot Pilot and #6 Opposing Solo – Air Force Exhibit
  • 12:30p to 1:15p – Thunderbird #8 Advance Pilot and #11 Maintenance Officer – Air Force Exhibit
  • 3:00p to 3:30p – All Thunderbird Pilots/Officers – Autographs at Fence Line

  1. Debbie Williard says:

    My husband and I are huge fans of the Air show and also the Space shows and launches.We would loved to meet the pilots.The Thunderbirds show the put on is amazing.We are always in complete Awww when we see them.Thank you guys

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