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Thunder Over the Valley air show previewed

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Organizers of Thunder Over the Valley have released a tentative schedule of events for the air show scheduled for May 17 and 18 at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station.

More than 50,000 people are expected to attend the show, which will be free to the public.

Air show coordinator Holly Baker tells 21 News that the schedule is still changing, but she has released a tentative list of performers and times for both Saturday and Sunday.

9:00 a.m. 
Show gates open

9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Static displays
Ground  exhibits
Special air events: Radio controlled plane demonstrations and warbird air parade

11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Opening ceremony

11:40 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Flag drop: U.S. Special Operations Command Parachute Demonstration Team
Singing of National Anthem

12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Air show demonstrations including:
Third Strike wingwalking
Red Star and the  Dragon
Quick Silver P-51 Mustang
TheVanguard Squadron
Trojan Horsemen
Dave Folk's F-4U Corsair - Fighters and Legends
Manfred Radius
Grayout Aerosports - Sibling Rivalry
Yankee Air Museum
Valiant Echoes
Flash Fire Jet Truck
U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds


Baker tells 21 News that parking and other details are still being worked out.

Meanwhile, Baker says the Base Community Council is extending the end of April deadline to raise $285,000 needed to get the show off the ground.  Baker says they hope to raise another $40,000.

You can learn more about the air show by following this link.
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