U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds


The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the 2017 Melbourne Air & Space Show sponsored by Northrop Grumman, April 1-2, 2017 at Melbourne International Airport.   The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, known to all the world as the “Thunderbirds” are the Air Force’s Ambassadors in Blue. They represent the 500,000 men and women… View Article

Help Us Choose…


The 2017 Melbourne Air and Space Show official event shirt design will feature the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and commemorate the first performance of the French Air Force Patrouille de France in the USA in over 30 years.  We need you to help to select the final design for this historic event.  Please vote for… View Article

U.S. Air Force Hurricane Hunters


The Melbourne Air & Space Show will feature a U.S. Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter.  The USAF Reserve Hurricane Hunters operate the Lockheed C-130J aircraft, which flies directly into hurricanes, typically penetrating the hurricane’s eye several times per mission at altitudes between 500 and 10,000 feet.   The primary mission of the Hurricane Hunters is… View Article