Thunderbirds in Town

The Thunderbirds od the US Air Force (USAF) will be in Kuala Lumpur to perform an air demonstration at the Subang Airshow on Saturday, 3rd Oct 2009. The airshow will start at 10am so do get there early as it is bound to be jam packed!

The airshow, which will be open to the public and free of charge, will take place at the RMAF Subang Air Base in Shah Alam.

The Thunderbirds are the USAF’s air demonstration squadron and will be joined by the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) Sukhoi acrobatic team.

USAF Thunderbirds to be among air show attractions

Four USAF Thunderbirds F-16 flying in tandem

KUALA LUMPUR: The Thunderbirds, a revered air demonstration squadron of the U.S. Air Force (USAF) will perform their aerobatic formation and solo flying stunts in specially-marked jets during an air show here on Oct 3.

The air show which would feature the Thunderbirds F-16 and C-17 aircrafts has been scheduled to take place at the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) Subang Air Base.

“The US Embassy is proud to announce the visit of the USAF Thunderbirds to Kuala Lumpur in partnership with the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF),” said the US Embassy in a statement here today.

The statement added that the RMAF’s Sukhoi aerobatic team will also perform at the one-day show that is open to members of the public for free.

The Thunderbirds, based at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada, regularly tour the United States and much of the world, the statement said. – BERNAMA 17/9/09 NST –

Saturday, October 3
9am – Base Open to the public.
10.30am – 11am – C17 Demonstration.
11am – 11.30am – Sukhoi Su-30MKM Air Show.
11.30am – 12.30pm – Thunderbirds F-16 Air Show.
12.45pm – 1pm – Autograph Signing by Thunderbirds Crew.
2pm – Programme End.

Pangkalan Udara TUDM Subang (RMAF Subang Air Base), Subang (next to the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport)
Contact : Subang Air Base
Tel: 03 7844 4555
Entry Fees: Free

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