We are thrilled to welcome back one of the most well-known jet teams, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds! Officially known as the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, their sharply choreographed moves showcase and display the pride, precision and professionalism of American Airmen. As the jets take to the skies and fly only a few feet from wingtip to wingtip, the crowd gets a glimpse into the years of training and experience every fighter pilot undergoes. Integrating some of the maximum capabilities of the F-16 Fighting Falcon – the Air Force’s premier multi-role fighter jet—the solo pilots exemplify what the Air Force is all about. Make sure you come out and see this loud and proud routine at this year’s Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show!
The Air Combat Command A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team, stationed out of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, is set to showcase the precision aerial maneuvers and unique combat capabilities of the A-10 “Warthog.” Providing invaluable protection to troops on the ground, this plane is one of Air Force’s premier close air support aircrafts.
The All Veteran Parachute Team (AVPT) is made up of active and retired military personnel and other patriotic Americans whose mission is to remember, honor and serve the past and future of the U.S. military. Experience firsthand the incredible skills these men and women acquired from years of military training and combat.
It’s an honor to have title sponsor Bell be a part of the 30th Anniversary air show with a fly-by. The Bell 407 GXi is truly unmatched in its class and is popularly used as a water bomber, camera platform and transport for police departments, the military and hospitals. Get ready to cheer, whoop and holler because once you see the Bell 407 GXi, you know the fun is about to start at one of the largest civilian air shows in the country.
Every heart-stopping gyroscopic tumble of a Michael Goulian air show performance is a combination of over 30 years of practice, dedication and refinement. Watch as one of North America’s most decorated aerobatic pilots flies above the crowd with crisp precision. This signature performance will demonstrate competition aerobatics and Goulian’s trademark of perfection.
The Air National Guard Band of the Southwest, historically known as the 531st Air Force Band, is made up of 30-plus members that maintain 40 years of tradition and heritage. As the hallmark of military bands, members maintain a high degree of musical performance skill in order to support both official military functions and community relations programs.
The C-17 Demo celebrates U.S. airpower through flight demonstrations that show off the flexible capabilities of the C-17 Globemaster III and its ability to meet today's demanding airlift missions. Always dependable. Always ready. No distance nor unpredictable condition can stop this massive long-haul military transport aircraft from delivering supplies and equipment to troops in need. Come out to see for yourself how this aircraft is built to survive some of the harshest terrains in the world!
Lockheed Martin’s fifth-generation F-22 Raptor is a unique combination of stealth, speed, agility and situational awareness, making it a must-see at this year’s show! Check out what’s arguably the best air dominance fighter in the world and be amazed at it takes to the sky to perform jaw-dropping aerial maneuvers that display the supermaneuverability of the F-22 in all its glory.
Come out and see the incredible full capability demonstration of the U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II, a fifth-generation fighter. Declared operational by three branches of the U.S. Department of Defense—Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy—all versions of this aircraft have advanced stealth, enhanced situational awareness, and reduced vulnerability. During combat, the F-35A gathers and distributes more information than any fighter in history, making it an indispensable tool in homeland defense, joint and coalition irregular warfare and major combat operations.
The Air Force Heritage Flight celebrates U.S. air power history through annual Heritage Flight demonstrations and offer a living museum of, and aerial monument to, U.S. Air Force history. These performances feature modern fighter/attack aircraft flying alongside World War II, Korea and Vietnam-era aircraft, celebrating and recognizing the sacrifice of those currently serving as well as the sacrifices of war heroes of the past.
David Martin is sure to thrill in this jaw-dropping performance! You won’t believe your eyes as he demonstrates the extraordinary maneuverability of the Breitling CAP 232 and P51 Mustang Warbird. At this year’s Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show you will get to see David’s unparalleled tumbles, loops and rolls, perfected by years of intense practice, first-hand!
B-17, also called the Flying Fortress, was a U.S. heavy bomber used during World War II. The B-17 was designed by the Boeing Aircraft Company in response to a 1934 Army Air Corps specification that called for a four-engine bomber at a time when two engines were the norm.
Riding in this magnificent flying machine is a bucket-list worthy affair! Soar through the sky and discover why it’s called the Flying Fortress.
Note: The time of departure is always at the aircrew’s discretion.
As a part of the ground attraction display at the air show, the STEM Discovery Zone is an interactive journey for children where their imagination takes flight. Since 2015, the STEM Discovery Zone has grown into a 4,800-square-foot exhibit that includes a Legends and Heroes Autograph area and 25 nonprofit participants, mostly with a connection to STEM or youth aviation programs. This area offers hands-on activities designed to engage our youth and encourage them to learn more about Fort Worth aviation history through our partnership with the Fort Worth Aviation Museum.
Additional exhibit information coming soon!
The Air Show will have two Kids Zones featuring a 90’ Aircraft Carrier slide, Military Madness obstacles, bounce houses, a rock climbing wall and the world’s largest inflatable slide!
The two Kids Zones feature a variety of different inflatables, bounce houses and obstacles. Tickets will be available for purchase on site at the Air Show.
Dual Land Slide: 2 tickets per ride
Combo Cars Bounce: 2 tickets per 3 minutes
Bounce House: 2 ticketes per 3 minutes
Super Slide: 2 tickets per ride
Obstacle Course 60': 2 tickets per ride
Ultimate Challenge: 3 tickets per ride
Bungee Trampoline: 7 tickets per ride
Water Logs: 6 tickets per ride
Sea Life Playland: 2 tickets per ride
Bounce House: 2 tickets per ride
Dragon Combo: 2 tickets per ride
Airborne Adventure: 2 tickets per ride
Wild One Obstacle Course: 3 tickets per ride
Ocean Adventure Playland: 2 tickets per 3 minutes
Hippo Big Blue Slide: 3 tickets per ride
Bungee Trampoline: 7 tickets per ride
1 ticket: $1.00
12 tickets: $10.00
50 tickets: $40.00
Unlimited inflatable wristband: $20.00
Wristband active duty military: $17.00
Catch your favorite performer following their performance in the Legends & Heroes Autograph Tent located in exhibit row near the main entrance. Plus, stop by and visit with veterans from WWII and Korea.
The plaza features the United States Air Force Honor Guard Memorial, designed by Zenos Frudakis for the Air Force Memorial Foundation. Take a moment to visit and pay honor to the members of our nation’s armed forces.
Test your aviation skills with several simulators. Or have your “pilot” photo taken in a real cockpit.
Interactive exhibits will entertain both adults and children. Be sure to check out the numerous booths on display.
We‘ve got you covered. Food and merchandise booths are available throughout the event. A variety of delicious food for every appetite! From hamburgers and chicken sandwiches to french fries and frozen treats, both young and old will enjoy the festive fair food. Water, lemonade, soda and beer are also available for purchase.
Local nonprofits use this area to showcase their services, allowing local veterans and potential supporters to learn about and connect with them.
Additional information coming soon!
October 17 - 18, 2020
For security reasons, we are unable to provide a schedule in advance of the show. We thank you for your understanding. A performer lineup is available onsite in the air show program. In addition, performers will be announced via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram during the show.
There will be no souvenirs available for purchase.