Don’t miss the Blue Angels, Red Arrows & the Thunderbirds flying from West Point to the Statue of Liberty and back up.
A stunning, historic event will take place over the Hudson River Thursday morning. It’s a preview of the New York International Air Show.
The Royal Air Force Red Arrows from the United Kingdom will join the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and F-35 Lightning II Demo Team in a historic, three-team flight down the Hudson River and over the Statue of Liberty at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 22.
The Hudson Flight will approach from the north over the river in a procession of four team formations. The Blue Angels will lead in 6 aircraft delta formation, followed by the Red Arrows in their signature big battle 9 aircraft wide formation. Two F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters will trail the Red Arrows followed by the Thunderbirds in their delta formation.
The Hudson Flight will fly south to New York Harbor where the formations will all make a sweeping right turn and the proceed back up the river. They will make a pass over West Point Military Academy prior to landing back at New York Stewart International Airport.
The Royal Air Force Red Arrows and F-35 Lightning II Demo Team will perform at the New York International Air Show on Aug. 24-25.