Prepare your dogs and cats for sonic booms.
This year's Arctic Thunder, sponsored by by the Alaska Air Show Association, is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, July 28-29 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
The two-day event is open to the public and features fighter jets, simulated assaults, parachute drops and the marvel of aerobatic aircraft. Gates open at 9 a.m, with flights beginning at 10 a.m. The show will conclude at 5 p.m. both days.
The Alaska Air Show Association is an Alaska non-profit organization devoted to aviation and community aerospace promotion and outreach. It puts on the Arctic Thunder Air show, which can draw huge crowds upwards of 30,000 spectators.
Confirmed performers: U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, U.S. Army Golden Knights, Historic Flight Foundation's North American P-51 Mustang and B-25 Mitchell, and others.