Thunder Over Michigan Air Show 2017 Schedule
September 2 - 3, 2017
Willow Run Airport, Ypsilanti, Michigan
Air Show Theme: "The Wonderful World of Flight"
9:00 am. - Air Show Grounds Open
9:00 am. - Cadet, Bomber, Fighter, and Officers Clubs Open
10:00 am. - Beer Gardens Open
10:30 am. - 11:00 am. - WWII Air and Ground Battle Reenactment
12:00 pm. - 4:00 pm. - AIR SHOW Featuring:
U.S. Navy 'Blue Angels'
U.S.M.C. C-130 'Fat Albert'
Wingwalking Aerobatics - The Shelton's
Beech 18 Aerobatics - Matt Younkin
Modern Military Aircraft Flybys
Modern Military Static Displays
Vintage Military Flybys
Vintage Military Statics
WWII Air and Ground Battles
Kids Play Zone Area
5:00 pm. - Air Show Grounds Close
All acts are subject to change
5K on the Runway
Sunday September 3, 2017
Willow Run Airport
48000 Tyler Rd. Belleville , MI
Packet Pickup: 5:15 am. - 6:45 am.
Pre-race Meeting: 6:50 am.
First Wave: 7:00 am. (The number of waves and spacing will be determined closer to the event based on number of registrants. All runners will start by 7:15 am.)
Awards: 8:15 am.
Thunder Over Michigan Airshow Begins: 9:00 am.
Once you finish and get your custom finishers medal, stick around because your race entry also acts as a free pass into the air show.
Attractions at Thunder Over Michigan:
The Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy's Flight demonstration team.
C-130 Fat Albert - is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft.
Aircraft Rides - you can book a ride in any of the Yankee Air Museum's historic flyable aircraft.
Matt Younkin in the Twin Beech does a roll on takeoff followed by a series of Cuban eights, point-rolls, and a loop
Greg Shelton in the 450 HP Super Stearman. Enjoy this aircraft and the show.
World's Largest Paratroop Drop - This year, 2017, the WWII reenactment will include the largest paratroop drop in the world.
If you get the opportunity visit the ....
National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida
More than 150 beautifully restored aircraft representing the United States Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Aviation.