This weekend, Niagara Fall’s most exhilarating event is taking to the skies.
Thunder of Niagara, Niagara Falls’ Air Show, will be taking place right across the street from the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Niagara Falls.
The Air Force show helps to increases public awareness and understanding of the armed forces, as well as the mission, policies and programs of the United States Air Force.
The free event will be taking place July 18 to 19th at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station with plenty of events to thrill onlookers.
Rex Ryan at the Niagara Falls Air Show
Friday morning, the event will kick off with Buffalo Bill’s head coach Rex Ryan falling from the sky with the US Army Golden Knights Parachute Team.
Rex Ryan, will be taking part in a tandem parachute jump to start Thunder of Niagara with off with an adrenalin rush.
For Buffalo Bills fans, who want to see their head coach take the leap, the jump time has not been confirmed, but it will occur between 9 am and 11:30 am.
Thunder of Niagara Performers
This year the Niagara Falls Air Show is playing host to some incredible performers including:
This sharply choreographed demonstration combines years of training and experience that shows exactly what the Air Force is all about. As the jets take to the skies and fly only a few feet apart the crowd can appreciate the skill required to put on this breathtaking performance.
Greg Koontz & The Alabama Boys:
Greg Koontz flies two amazing routines in two different aircrafts. In one incredible routine watch this pilot land a J-3 Cub on a moving pickup truck.
Gary Ward – MX2:
With 17 years of aerobatic piloting experience, Gary Ward will put on one of the most exciting performance you will ever see. His performance includes breathtaking gyrations that range from zero to speed hovers to dives in excess of 250 mph.
United States Coast Guard Search and Rescue Demo:
Watch the United States Coast Guard demonstrate a simulated Search and Rescue mission with their MH-65D helicopter. Their demonstration will include a take off, fly-by and rescue hoist from the airfield.
These performers are just a sample of what there is to see at Thunder of Niagara.
Hotels Near Niagara Falls Airport
If you want to take in Thunder of Niagara Air Show, the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Niagara Falls where you need to spend the night.
Located only a minute away from the Niagara Falls International Airport, the Holiday Inn Express and Suites offers a delicious breakfast, indoor pool, and the fastest internet around.
Reserve your stay at one of the best hotels in Niagara Falls, NY today. We would be happy to have you.