Thunderbird Shows (List of Maneuvers)

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Thunderbird Shows (List of Maneuvers)

Post by Lawndart » Thu Apr 10, 2008 6:08 pm

Thunderbirds Shows (List of Maneuvers)

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Here are lists of the maneuvers for the High-, Low- and Flat Shows, full 6-ship 2008 Thunderbird demonstrations:

HIGH SHOW

Diamond Takeoff
Roll on Takeoff
Max Climb Split-S
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OR

Blue Out Opener (remote)
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Diamond Cloverloop Opener
Opposing Knife Edge
Trail to Diamond BUP
Inverted
Inverted to Inverted
Diamond Pass in Review
Knife Edge
Slow Roll
Diamond Roll
8 Point
Aileron Rolls
Arrowhead Loop
Calypso Pass
Bon Ton Roulle
Crossover Break
Trail to Diamond Cloverloop
Opposing 4-Point Roll
Trail to Diamond Roll
Sneak Pass
High Alpha Pass
High Low Hit
Half Cuban 8, Rejoin
5-Card Loop
Vertical Rolls
Line Break Loop
Max Turn, Half Cuban 8
Diamond 360
Solo Rejoin
Delta Bottom Up Pass
Delta Roll
Delta Loop
High Bomb Burst
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Thunderbird Diamond Pitch
Reflection Pitch
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OR

Thunderbird Pass/Reflection Pass
Delta Closer (remote) or. . .
Delta Pitch or. . .
Delta Blue Out Pitch


LOW SHOW

Diamond Takeoff
Roll on Takeoff
Max Climb Split-S
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Low Opener
Opposing Knife Edge
Trail to Diamond BUP
Inverted
Inverted to Inverted
Diamond Pass in Review
Knife Edge
Slow Roll
Diamond Roll
4 Point
Aileron Rolls
Diamond Bottom Up Pass
Calypso Pass
Arrowhead Roll
Crossover Break
Bon Ton Roulle
Opposing 4-Point Roll
Trail to Diamond Roll
Sneak Pass
High Alpha Pass
High Low Hit with Left Turnout
Max Turn, Half Cuban 8
Echelon Pass in Review
Sneak Pass
8 Point
Diamond 360
Solo Rejoin
Delta Bottom Up Pass
Delta Roll
Low Bomb Burst
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Thunderbird Diamond Pitch
Reflection Pitch


FLAT SHOW

Diamond Low Transition Takeoff
Roll on Takeoff
Low Transition Takeoff
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Flat Opener
Opposing Knife Edge
Trail to Diamond BUP
Inverted
Inverted to Inverted
Diamond Pass in Review
Knife Edge
Slow Roll
Line Abreast Flat Pass
8 Point
Aileron Rolls
Diamond Bottom Up Pass
Calypso Pass
Arrowhead Bottom Up Pass
Crossover Break
Bon Ton Roulle
Opposing 4-Point Roll
Echelon Pass in Review
Sneak Pass
High Alpha Pass
High Low Hit
Max Turn
Sneak Pass
Diamond 360
Solo Rejoin
Delta Bottom Up Pass
Delta Flat Pass
Delta Closer
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Thunderbird Diamond Pitch
Reflection Pitch


NOTE: The end of the show varies somewhat depending on the type of pitch/closer. The Thunderbirds have been
flying the High Bomb Burst rejoin w/o the pitch at the end more frequently again. If so, the Solos fly a Reflection Pass
(either right to left - preferred, or left to right) and then join up to Delta for a Delta Pitch or Delta Blue Out Pitch.
Last edited by Lawndart on Sun Jul 19, 2009 9:28 pm, edited 15 times in total.
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Post by Blaze » Thu Apr 10, 2008 6:49 pm

Woohoo! Thank you LD! 8)
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Post by Joker » Mon Jun 30, 2008 7:31 pm

Thanks for posting this LD.
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Post by Lawndart » Fri Apr 03, 2009 1:42 am

Here are the 6-ship 2009 Thunderbird demonstrations:

HIGH SHOW

Diamond (Loop on) Takeoff
Roll on Takeoff
Max Climb Split-S
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OR

Blue Out Opener (remote)
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Diamond Cloverloop Opener
Opposing Knife Edge
Trail to Diamond BUP
Opposing Inverted
Arrowhead Loop
Knife Edge
Slow Roll
Diamond Roll
8 Point
Aileron Rolls
Bon Ton Roulle
Calypso Pass
Trail to Diamond Cloverloop
Crossover Break
Diamond Pass in Review
Opposing Split-S
Trail to Diamond Roll
Sneak Pass
High Alpha Pass
High Low Hit
Half Cuban 8, Rejoin
5-Card Loop
Vertical Rolls
Line Break Loop
Max Turn, Half Cuban 8
Diamond 360
Solo Rejoin
Delta BUP
Delta Roll
Delta Loop
High Bomb Burst
--------------------------------------
Thunderbird Diamond Pitch
Reflection Pitch
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OR

Thunderbird Pass/Reflection Pass
Delta Closer (remote) or. . .
Delta Pitch or. . .
Delta Blue Out Pitch


LOW SHOW

Diamond Takeoff
Roll on Takeoff
Max Climb Split-S
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Low Opener
Opposing Knife Edge
Trail to Diamond BUP
Opposing Inverted
Diamond Pass in Review
Knife Edge
Slow Roll
Diamond Roll
4 Point
Aileron Rolls
Diamond Bottom Up Pass
Calypso Pass
Arrowhead Roll
Crossover Break
Bon Ton Roulle
Opposing Split-S
Trail to Diamond Roll
Sneak Pass
High Alpha Pass
High Low Hit with Left Turnout
Max Turn, Half Cuban 8
Echelon Pass in Review
Sneak Pass
8 Point
Diamond 360
Solo Rejoin
Delta Bottom Up Pass
Delta Roll
Low Bomb Burst
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Thunderbird Diamond Pitch
Reflection Pitch


FLAT SHOW

Diamond Low Transition Takeoff
Roll on Takeoff
Low Transition Takeoff
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Flat Opener
Opposing Knife Edge
Trail to Diamond BUP
Opposing Inverted
Diamond Pass in Review
Knife Edge
Slow Roll
Line Abreast Flat Pass
8 Point
Aileron Rolls
Diamond Bottom Up Pass
Calypso Pass
Arrowhead Bottom Up Pass
Crossover Break
Bon Ton Roulle
Opposing 4-Point Roll
Echelon Pass in Review
Sneak Pass
High Alpha Pass
High Low Hit
Max Turn
Sneak Pass
Diamond 360
Solo Rejoin
Delta Bottom Up Pass
Delta Flat Pass
Delta Closer
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Thunderbird Diamond Pitch
Reflection Pitch
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Post by Lawndart » Tue Nov 08, 2011 2:33 pm

Here are the 6-ship 2011-2012 Thunderbird demonstrations:

HIGH SHOW

Diamond (Loop on) Takeoff
Roll on Takeoff
Max Climb Split-S
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OR

Blue Out Opener (remote)
---------------------------------------
Diamond Cloverloop Opener
Opposing Knife Edge
Trail to Diamond BUP
Opposing Inverted
Arrowhead Loop
Knife Edge
Slow Roll
Diamond Roll
8 Point
Aileron Rolls
Bon Ton Roulle
Calypso Pass
Trail to Diamond Cloverloop
Crossover Break
Diamond Pass in Review
Opposing Split-S
Trail to Diamond Roll
Sneak Pass
High Alpha Pass
High Low Hit
Half Cuban 8, Rejoin
5-Card Loop
Vertical Rolls
Line Break Loop
Max Turn, Half Cuban 8
Diamond 360
Solo Rejoin
Delta BUP
Delta Roll
Delta Loop
Delta Burst
Warrior Loop
High Bomb Burst
--------------------------------------
Thunderbird Diamond Pitch
Reflection Pitch
--------------------------------------
OR

High Bomb Burst Rejoin/Reflection Pass
Delta Closer (remote) or. . .
Delta Pitch
--------------------------------------
OR

Delta Blue Out Pitch
Inverted to Inverted Pitch
Aileron Roll Pitch

LOW SHOW

Diamond Takeoff
Roll on Takeoff
Max Climb Split-S
--------------------------------------
OR

Blue Out Opener (remote)
---------------------------------------
Low Opener
Opposing Knife Edge
Trail to Diamond BUP
Opposing Inverted
Diamond Pass in Review
Knife Edge
Slow Roll
Diamond Roll
8 Point
Aileron Rolls
Diamond Bottom Up Pass
Calypso Pass
Arrowhead Roll
Crossover Break
Bon Ton Roulle
Opposing Split-S
Trail to Diamond Roll
Sneak Pass
High Alpha Pass
High Low Hit with Left Turnout
Max Turn, Half Cuban 8
Echelon Pass in Review
Sneak Pass
4 Point
Diamond 360
Solo Rejoin
Delta Bottom Up Pass
Delta Roll
Low Bomb Burst
Reflection Pass
Diamond Closer
--------------------------------------
Delta Closer (remote) or. . .
Delta Pitch
--------------------------------------
OR

Delta Blue Out Pitch
Inverted to Inverted Pitch
Aileron Roll Pitch

FLAT SHOW

Diamond Low Transition Takeoff
Roll on Takeoff
Low Transition Takeoff
--------------------------------------
OR

Blue Out Opener (remote)
---------------------------------------
Flat Opener
Opposing Knife Edge
Trail to Diamond BUP
Opposing Inverted
Diamond Pass in Review
Knife Edge
Slow Roll
Line Abreast Flat Pass
8 Point
Aileron Rolls
Diamond Bottom Up Pass
Calypso Pass
Arrowhead Bottom Up Pass
Crossover Break
Bon Ton Roulle
Opposing 4-Point Roll
Echelon Pass in Review
Sneak Pass
High Alpha Pass
High Low Hit
Max Turn
Sneak Pass
Diamond 360
Solo Rejoin
Delta Bottom Up Pass
Delta Flat Pass
Low Bomb Burst
Reflection Pass
Diamond Closer
--------------------------------------
Delta Closer (remote) or. . .
Delta Pitch
--------------------------------------
OR

Delta Blue Out Pitch
Inverted to Inverted Pitch
Aileron Roll Pitch
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Post by Lawndart » Fri May 20, 2016 6:32 pm

Here are the 6-ship 2016 Thunderbird demonstrations:

HIGH SHOW

Diamond (Loop on) Takeoff
Roll on Takeoff
Max Climb Split-S
--------------------------------------
OR

Blue Out Opener (remote)
---------------------------------------
Diamond Cloverloop Opener
Opposing Knife Edge
Trail to Diamond BUP
Opposing Inverted
Line Abreast to Diamond Loop
Knife Edge
Slow Roll
Diamond Roll
8 Point
Aileron Rolls
Bon Ton Roulle
Calypso Pass
Trail to Diamond Cloverloop
Crossover Break
Diamond Pass in Review
Opposing Split-S
Trail to Diamond Roll
Sneak Pass
High Alpha Pass
High Low Hit
Half Cuban 8, Rejoin
5-Card Loop
Vertical Rolls
Line Break Loop
Max Turn, Half Cuban 8
Sneak Pass
Arrowhead Loop
Solo Rejoin
Delta BUP
Delta Roll
Delta Loop
Delta Burst
Warrior Loop
High Bomb Burst
--------------------------------------
Thunderbird Diamond Pitch
Reflection Pitch
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OR

High Bomb Burst Rejoin/Reflection Pass
Delta Closer (remote) or. . .
Delta Pitch
--------------------------------------
OR

Delta Blue Out Pitch
Inverted to Inverted Pitch
Aileron Roll Pitch

LOW SHOW

Diamond Takeoff
Roll on Takeoff
Max Climb Split-S
--------------------------------------
OR

Blue Out Opener (remote)
---------------------------------------
Low Opener
Opposing Knife Edge
Trail to Diamond BUP
Opposing Inverted
Diamond Pass in Review
Knife Edge
Slow Roll
Diamond Roll
8 Point
Aileron Rolls
Diamond Bottom Up Pass
Calypso Pass
Arrowhead Roll
Crossover Break
Bon Ton Roulle
Opposing Split-S
Trail to Diamond Roll
Sneak Pass
High Alpha Pass
High Low Hit with Left Turnout
Max Turn, Half Cuban 8
Echelon Pass in Review
Sneak Pass
4 Point
Diamond 360
Solo Rejoin
Delta Bottom Up Pass
Delta Roll
Low Bomb Burst
Reflection Pass
Diamond Closer
--------------------------------------
Delta Closer (remote) or. . .
Delta Pitch
--------------------------------------
OR

Delta Blue Out Pitch
Inverted to Inverted Pitch
Aileron Roll Pitch

FLAT SHOW

Diamond Low Transition Takeoff
Roll on Takeoff
Low Transition Takeoff
--------------------------------------
OR

Blue Out Opener (remote)
---------------------------------------
Flat Opener
Opposing Knife Edge
Trail to Diamond BUP
Opposing Inverted
Diamond Pass in Review
Knife Edge
Slow Roll
Line Abreast Flat Pass
8 Point
Aileron Rolls
Diamond Bottom Up Pass
Calypso Pass
Arrowhead Bottom Up Pass
Crossover Break
Bon Ton Roulle
Opposing 4-Point Roll
Echelon Pass in Review
Sneak Pass
High Alpha Pass
High Low Hit
Max Turn
Sneak Pass
Diamond 360
Solo Rejoin
Delta Bottom Up Pass
Delta Flat Pass
Low Bomb Burst
Reflection Pass
Diamond Closer
--------------------------------------
Delta Closer (remote) or. . .
Delta Pitch
--------------------------------------
OR

Delta Blue Out Pitch
Inverted to Inverted Pitch
Aileron Roll Pitch
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