U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demo
The U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor will be making its first-ever appearance at the Thunder Over Michigan Air Show and it is one of only 23 North American appearances in 2016. The Raptor is the world’s most advanced fighter aircraft and one of the most sought-after demonstrations on the air show circuit.
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U.S. Navy F-18 Super Hornet Demo
See the U.S. Navy's top fighter aircraft, the F/A-18 Super Hornet push speeds of up to 700 mph!
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Randy Ball will be joining us with his MiG-17PF. The MiG can maintain 8g turns, reach a speeds of over 700 mph, and can reach 30,000 feet in three minutes flat. The MiG has been used in over 20 countries and is still active in three. Due to its historical recognition, fame and excellent maneuverability; the MiG-17 is the perfect jet to perform at air shows.
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North American F-100 Super Sabre Demo
When is the last time you've felt the burst of a supersonic jet fighter’s afterburner shock your entire body? The F-100 brings the speed and sound of fighter aircraft that the crowd craves.
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Breitling Jet Team
Breitling Jet Team flies a display lasting 18–20 minutes that includes formation flying, opposition passes, solo routines, and synchronized maneuvers. The team performs across Europe and the Middle East, with multiple engagements per year, including international airshows and Breitling corporate events.
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Helotown USA comes to the Thunder Over Michigan Air Show Presented by Wayne County Airport Authority in 2016 and will feature Cold War helicopters, Hollywood battles, the infamous Soviet Mi-24 Hind and many more awe-inspiring choppers of both past and present day.
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Russian Mi-24 HIND
Introducing the infamous helicopter gunship, The Russian Mi-24 Hind. The loud, menacing “Flying Tank”, as it is often called, was introduced by the Soviet Union in 1969 and continues to serve dozens of countries around the world.
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Batcoper & Batmobile
Introducing this year- the Batcopter! Originally featured in the first Batman movies and TV show, this aircraft has been restored to airworthy condition by Captain Eugene Nock. Come on down to Thunder Over Michigan this summer for your chance to see the famous Batcopter accompanied by its partner in crime, the Batcar!
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U.S. Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin Demo
The U.S. Coast Guard will be joining us all weekend from the Selfridge Air National Guard Base at the Thunder Over Michigan Air Show to display a search and rescue demo with their HH-65 Dolphin.
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The WWII Battle brings to life the sights, sounds and smells of ground and air warfare. Using realistic historical re-enactors and restored vintage aircraft, tanks, half-tracks and other equipment, this incredible battle brings history to life! Watch in awe as U.S. and German troops square off before your eyes, featuring authentic armor and soldiers in historically accurate dress.
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Aircraft appearing are subject to change due to many reasons beyond our control, to include but not limited to, maintenance, weather, or other circumstances. We appreciate your understanding.