A Blue Angels flight demonstration exhibits choreographed refinements of skills possessed by all naval aviators. The Blue Angels’ C-130, affectionately known as Fat Albert, begins each demonstration by exhibiting its maximum performance capabilities during a ten-minute performance.
The Para-Commandos perform precision freefall parachute demonstrations across the United States, informing the public about the Special Operations Command, it’s mission, and the great work being performed by the Special Operations Command’s Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen deployed to over 100 countries around the world.
The GEICO Skytypers Airshow Team is a flight squadron of six vintage WWII era U.S. Navy SNJ-2 trainers . The team performs a thrilling, low-altitude,precision-formation flying demonstration filling the sky and coming from all directions to provide spectators a unique viewing experience while showcasing the tactics and maneuvers utilized during training during WWII.
During the 2015 Jacksonville Sea and Sky Spectacular, the Eight Time World Offshore Racing Champion, Miss GEICO, will challenge her airborne counterparts, two of the solo aircraft from the GEICO Skytypers, to a duel on the water. Miss GEICO is the most recognizable race boat in the world. The 50′ catamaran is powered by over 3300 horsepower that enables the race boat to reach speads in excess of 200 mph. Show attenedee will have this unique opportunity to witness the Miss GEICO boat as it contends with currents, waves, and wind while racing deck to deck against two of the elite pilots from the GEICO Skytypers team. Watch the show to see who wins and claims bragging rights!
Patty Wagstaff one of the world’s top airshow pilots, flies thrilling, low-level aerobatic demonstrations before millions of people each year. Her breathtaking performances give airshow spectators a front- row seat view of the precision and complexity of modern, unlimited hard-core aerobatics. Her smooth aggressive style sets the standard for performers the world over
Lt. Col. John Klatt is one of the top aerobatic performance pilots in America. He has thrilled millions of air show spectators for the past decade, with his own unique blend of precision, power and performance. He has served in the Air National Guard for more than 20 years – flying combat, air support and humanitarian missions throughout the world in the F-16 “Fighting Falcon” and the C-130 “Hercules” aircraft.
The P-51D Quick Silver, also known as “The Resurrected Veteran”, celebrates our nation’s armed forces. Thoughtfully designed, each aspect of the paint feature represents and honors those who have served our country and who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Father and son team, Bill and Scott “Scooter” Yoak of West Virginia, spent 13 years meticulously working to make the P-51D Mustang a reality. The Quick Silver Mustang is made from parts of Mustangs that were used in every war theater the Mustang was utilized.
Rob Holland is one of the most decorated, respected, and innovative aerobatic pilots and airshow performers in the world today. Flying the Window World MXS-RH by MX Aircraft, Rob Holland brings an unrivaled performance to airshows across North America, thrilling millions of spectators with his dynamic and breathtaking display.
Jim Tobul is the man behind the stick in “Korean War Hero”, but rather than the owner, he considers himself more the caretaker of this beautiful warbird and her storied history. An avid pilot for over 40 years, Jim takes great pride in carrying the legacy of the veteran Corsair to airshows all over North America.