The 2009 Thunder in the Valley Air Show received first place awards for newspaper and radio advertising campaigns and second place in air show poster design by the 42nd annual International Council of Air Shows Convention. The convention was Dec. 6-9 in Las Vegas.
The 2010 Thunder in the Valley Air Show will be March 20-21 at the Columbus Airport. Gates open at 10 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. both days.
There will be aerial performances, airplane and helicopter rides, military ground displays, a children's carnival and food. It is an alcohol and tobacco-free event.
Acts to be featured include Team Chaos Extreme Airshows, Flash Fire Jet Truck, Bearfeet Aerobatics, Gary Ward Airshows, DAV B-25, Vintage Aviation and Fort Benning's Silver Wings Parachute Team.
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Tickets will be $8 in advance, $10 at the gate; $6 for military personnel with valid ID and free for children 6 and younger. Ticket locations have not been determined.
Call event coordinator Phaedra Childers, 706-442-7595.