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U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, Canadian Forces Snowbirds head to North Texas Oct. 13-14

Posted Oct. 5, 2018

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The Snowbirds fly the CT-114 Tutor aircraft that was designed and built by Canadair as the Canadian Armed Forces' primary jet trainer.

The renowned U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the Canadian Forces Snowbirds Air Demonstration Squadrons will soar through the North Texas skies at the Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Oct. 13-14 at Fort Worth Alliance Airport.

General admission is free. Parking discounts and limited premium upgraded seating are available online. Gates open at 9 a.m. each day and performances begin about 10 a.m.

The world-class air show, regarded as one of the best in the nation, also includes the Bell 429, Wings of Blue Parachute Team, Sean D. Tucker and Team Oracle, national aerobatic champion Rob Holland, Matt Chapman in the Extra 330LX, Shockwave Jet Truck, Bob Carlton in the Super Salto Jet Sailplane, female aerobatics pilot Jessy Panzer, Cavanaugh Flight Museum, T-38 Spirit of Alliance, Precision Exotics, Air National Guard Band of the Southwest and more.

Since 2006, about $700,000 in proceeds from the air show have benefited more than 60 local nonprofit organizations. This year’s proceeds will be distributed to local school district STEM programs and nonprofit organizations.

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