The United States Air Force Thunderbirds will be visiting Europe in 2011 for a short tour. Their only UK stop on the tour will be at the RAF Waddington International Airshow on the 2nd -3rd July. The visit will not be the Thunderbirds first visit to the show, they previously visited in 2000 but only displayed on one day. This time, they are expected to display over both days of the show.

Their European display dates, as announced at the ICAS convention today include:-


  • 4-5 – Cigli AB, Izmir, Turkey
  • 11-12 – Jesolo AB, Italy
  • 15 – Karup AB, Denmark
  • 18-19 – Turku AB, Finland
  • 25 – Graf Ignatievo AB, Bulgaria


  • 2-3 – RAF  Waddington, UK
  • 6-7 – Koksijde AB, Belgium

A full preview of the 2011 Waddington International Airshow is now available on the main Flightline UK Website