Really Fine Air Shows

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
    • and more!

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.


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