The Thunderbirds are the air demonstration squadron of the United States Air Force (USAF), based at the Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada. The squadron tours the United States and much of the world, performing aerobatic formation and solo flying in specially marked USAF jet aircraft. The name is taken from the legendary creature that appears in the mythology of several North American cultures. The are planned to be first shown at the 2011 kickoff game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Detroit Lions.
Currently NFC North Battle 11 is looking at building the Thunderbirds famous F-16 Fighter Falcon (Block 52), Fighter Plane. An alternative aircraft thats been looked at was an FF-X7 Core Fighter that was built and mass produced by nd96.
The Thunderbirds are planned to fly north over Monster Energy Field on September 24.