Thunder in the Valley Air Show 2018 Schedule
April 7 - 8, 2018
Columbus Airport, Columbus, Georgia
Thunder in the Valley Air Show
10:00 am - 5:00 pm. - April 7 - 8, 2018
In The Air Acts scheduled to appear:
Aeroshell Aerobatic Team - North American T-6 Texans performing tight aerial maneuvers.
Viper Airshows - modified Pitts S2S biplane duel with the Dallas Riders motorcycle team.
Kent Pietsch Airshows - “Jelly Belly” Interstate Cadet, a 1940s-era classic that performs an engine-out aerobatic maneuver and lands on top of a moving RV.
The Class of ’45 - a featured pair of World War II fighters ( F4U-4 Corsair and a P-51 Mustang ).
In The Air Acts - (continued)
Tinker Belle C-46 Commando played a key role in World War II as a transport aircraft for the United States Forces.
Larry Labriola flies the Aero L-39 Albatros, a Czech-built, Cold War-era jet trainer and fighter Larry will demonstrate high-speed passes and aerobatic maneuvers.
Army Aviation Heritage Foundation Sky Soldiers will use their UH-1 Huey and AH-1 Cobra helicopters to reenact a Vietnam War-era scene, and will offer guest rides on the choppers.
U.S. Army Silver Wings Parachute Demonstration Team will open the air show each day by delivering the American flag during the National Anthem.
Georgia State Patrol Aviation Division will demonstrate examples of its work, like search and rescue operations, SWAT missions, and fire suppression.
On the Ground Acts - Performers:
The Dallas Riders is a group of daring motorcyclists on sportbikes, Harleys and a front flip-performing dirt bike.
Ms D’Meaner Jet Funny Car is a powerful hot rodthat can blaze down a runway at speeds up to 350 mph.
Boeing P-8A Poseidon - the U.S. Navy’s newest maritime, patrol and reconnaissance aircraft.
Museum of Flight - see 3 aircraft up close: Two T-28 Trojans that served in Vietnam and a C45-H Expiditor
Lockheed 12A Electra Jr. - Joe Shepherd of Fayetteville, Georgia has restored it to mint condition.
Beech AT-11, advanced twin engine trainers that were used to train bombardiers, gunners and navigators during and after WWII.
Grumman C-1A Trader carried mail and supplies to aircraft carriers in the Pacific Ocean during the Vietnam War, and served as a trainer for all-weather carrier operations.
North American T-28C was used by the various branches of the U.S. Military from 1950 into the 1970s.
Brits in the Valley Car Club represent more than 35 British cars.