Thunder of Niagara performers begin arriving

The Quick Silver P-51 Mustang sits in a hangar, awaiting the upcoming air show scheduled for this weekend, July 18-20.  Quick Silver is piloted by Scott “Scooter” Yoak, who flew in from Geneseo, N.Y. to perform in the air show here, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y., July 14, 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Stephanie Sawyer)

The Quick Silver P-51 Mustang sits in a hangar at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on July 13, 2015. The P-51 Mustang will be performing at the 2015 Thunder of Niagara Air Show scheduled for July 18-19, 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Stephanie Sawyer)

NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y -- Performers have begun to arrive for the 2015 Thunder of Niagara Air Show scheduled for July 18-19, 2015, here.

This free show is open to the public and features headline performers the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team and the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute demonstration team.

The theme for this year's air show is "A Salute to Western New York" and is our way of thanking the community for their continued outstanding support of the men and women of the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.