June 26 - 27, 2021

Thunder Over the Heartland Schedule

Event Timeline

Friday, June 25

  • Media Day

Saturday, June 26 & Sunday, June 27
Daily Schedule of Events

10:00 A.M.

  • Gates open to the general public

  • Shuttles begins transporting back and forth to the Stampede grounds

  • Sponsor Midway opens with interactive displays for the audience

  • Attendees can also get up close views of airplanes on display

  • Corporate Hospitality Village and Hospitality Chalets open for sponsors and companies that make advance reservations

11:30 A.M.

  • Opening Ceremonies

12:00 P.M.

  • U.S. Army Black Daggers Parachute Team

  • U.S. Air Force T-38 Talons

  • U.S. Air Force HC-130J Combat King II

  • U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker

  • Brian Correll – Pitts Special

  • Shockwave Jet Truck & Race

1:00 P.M.

  • Kent Pietsch Comedy Act

  • U.S. Air Force RC-135 Rivet Joint

  • Tora Tora Tora presented by Emcon

  • Warbird Review

2:00 P.M.

  • Boeing B-29 Superfortress “Doc” Presented by Capitol Federal

  • Randy Ball MiG-17 Jet Demonstration

  • U.S. Air Force E-3 Sentry

  • S-2 Tracker Firefighting Demonstration

3:00 P.M.

  • Kent Pietsch Deadstick Aerobatics

  • U.S. Army Black Daggers Combat Jump

  • Matt Younkin Twin Beech 18

  • Shockwave Jet Truck & Race

4:00 P.M.

  • Aeroshell Aerobatic Team presented by CoreFirst Bank & Trust

  • U.S. Air Force F-16 Demonstration Team

  • U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight (P-51/F-16)

4:30 P.M.

  • Air Show Demonstrations and Hospitality functions conclude

5:00 P.M.

  • Airfield is closed and secured each day


View some of the performers