Air Force Thunderbirds are coming to Ellsworth AFB in 2020

ELLSWORTH AFB, S.D. — The United States Air Force Thunderbirds have included Ellsworth Air Force Base in their 2020 show season schedule.

The Thunderbirds will be making an appearance at the July 25-26 “Ellsworth Air & Space Show” next year as part of their tour to over 30 air force bases. The Thunderbirds have been flying aerial demonstrations since they were founded in 1953. The aircraft that will be flying over Ellsworth will be the F-16 Falcon, a plane that has been used for demonstrations since 1983.

The demonstration will consist of six F-16 Falcons flying in formations as well as in solo routines.

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