Thunderbirds returning to National Championship Air Races

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The National Championship Air Races has announced the return of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.

The Thunderbirds last performed at the air races nearly ten years ago.

Tony Logoteta, Reno Air Racing Association chief operating officer, says “They put on a spectacular show, displaying incredible flying skill and showcasing some of the most advanced fighters of our time. It’s a thrill to see them in action and a privilege to be able to recognize the airmen and women who serve our country.”

The National Championship Air Races will be held September 11-15, 2019.

Tickets are now on sale.