- Associated Press - Saturday, May 27, 2017

WANTAGH, N.Y. (AP) - The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are headlining this weekend’s air show at Jones Beach State Park on Long Island. Hundreds of thousands of spectators are expected for the annual event that started in 2004.

The Thunderbirds team includes a local favorite, Major Kevin Walsh, who is a Levittown native.

Besides the Thunderbirds flying their F-16 fighter jets, the show features the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team. Also performing are the GEICO Skytypers and the American Airpower Museum Warbirds and numerous stunt pilots.

The show is scheduled for noon to 5 p.m., both Saturday and Sunday.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide