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U.S. Air Drive Thunderbirds set to carry out opening weekend of 2019 Cherry Fest

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are set to perform the opening weekend of the 2019 National Cherry Festival. (file photo)

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) — The skies of Traverse Metropolis can be crammed with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds in the course of the 2019 Nationwide Cherry Competition.

The pageant introduced Thursday that the Thunderbirds can be taking to the skies in the course of the opening weekend of the pageant on June 29 and 30.

The Thunderbirds squadron is an Air Fight Command unit composed of eight pilots, 4 help officers, 4 civilians and greater than 100 enlisted personnel performing in nearly 30 job specialties.

Throughout the present, the pilots will carry out about 40 maneuvers and it’ll final about 75 minutes.

The Competition Airshows are free each days.

A full apply present can be held Friday, June 28 within the coronary heart of Traverse Metropolis.

The National Cherry Festival is scheduled for June 30 by means of July 6.