2018 Show

U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds

Since the team’s inception, 325 officers have worn the distinguished emblem of “America’s Ambassadors in Blue.” Through selfless dedication, a desire to excel and a constant commitment to improvement, these leaders have channeled their efforts into making the Thunderbirds what they are today.

Gregory “Wired” Colyer

A native Californian, Gregory “Wired” Colyer took his first flight at age 7 in a Cessna 172 with Dr. Lee Schaller out of the Schellville airport in Sonoma, California.

Bob Freeman

Bob Freeman

Extra 330SC

Barry Hancock Wordwide Warbirds Inc

Barry “Bdog” Hancock

Barry “Bdog” Hancock has had warbirds and aviation in his blood since he was a kid.  With nearly 3500 hours of flight experience, most of that in warbirds, Barry holds a Commercial license and is Instrument Rated.

Rob Holland

Rob Holland


Mark Peterson

Mark started flying at the age of six in a Piper Cherokee Arrow. The aviation bug bit early and bit hard. Mark’s father Ed was a B-24 Liberator pilot during World War II and flew 29 missions for the Army Air Corps in the European Theater.

Buck Roetman

Buck Roetman has been flying for over 35 years – he has flown more than 105 different types of airplanes, from Cubs to corporate jets, resulting in more than 13,500 hours of flight time.

Gary Rower

The most exciting, pulse pounding vintage Stearman airshow on the circuit today! Gary Rower, a former USAF F-16 instructor and current airline captain, has flown all over the world, accumulating over 21,000 hours in every type of aircraft imaginable.

Bill Stein

Bill Stein has logged over 5,000 hours of aerobatic and formation flight. Bill began flying aerobatics when he was still a student pilot and has been dedicated to perfecting his skills ever since.  Since 1995 Bill has performed at air shows all across the United States and has entertained millions air show fans.

Paul “Sticky” Strickland

“Sticky” is a retired USAF A-10, F-5, and F-16 fighter pilot with 270 combat hours and 3000 total fighter hours. “

Brad Wursten


Matt Younkin

Beechcraft 18

United States Special Operations Command Parachute Team

“The Para-Commandos”
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Shockwave Truck

Shockwave Truck

Jeff Boerboon

Yak 110

Dan Buchanan

Dan was scheduled to perform, but recently lost his life in an unfortunate accident. The Utah Air Show Foundation offers condolences to Dan’s family, friends, and fellow performers who are grieving his passing.


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