WHAT: Derby Festival Photo/Video Opportunity - U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demo Team Arrives for Thunder
WHEN: Thursday, April 10, 10 a.m.
News media should confirm plans to attend by calling Maj. Dale Greer in advance at (502) 387-1887. Plan on arriving at least 15 minutes early to clear vehicles through security. A government-issued photo ID is required for access to the base.
WHERE: Kentucky Air National Guard Base
1101 Grade Lane
ATTENDING: U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demo Team Pilot
F-22 Demo Team arrives for thunder
The U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demo Team will arrive on Thursday, April 10, at 10 a.m. in preparation for their performance in Thunder Over Louisville. The F-22 is the world’s most advanced fighter aircraft.
This is not a press conference, but the pilot will be available for interviews beside his aircraft. PLEASE NOTE: This will be the best opportunity for media coverage and interviews with the F-22 Demo Team Pilot during Thunder week.
Thunder Over Louisville – the Derby Festival’s Opening Ceremonies – is one of the more than seventy events produced by the Derby Festival in the spring. The 2014 Thunder Over Louisville is set for Saturday, April 12, and will be the 25th annual production. The show is sponsored by Horseshoe Southern Indiana, KentuckyOne Health, LG&E, Meijer, UPS, and Valero.