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    Default Planes of Fame Airshow - 2019


    Experience the excitement of one of America's top Air Shows!

    Planes of Fame Air Museum is proud to present the Planes of Fame Air Show on May 4-5, 2019. Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. Featuring over 50 historic aircraft, including the P-47 Thunderbolt, P-38 Lightning and P-51 Mustangs flying for your enjoyment. We invite you to join us in honoring the history, contributions, and sacrifices of our Veterans.

    Performer Highlights include:
    • USAF F-16 Viper Demo and Heritage Flight
    • WWII Airborne Demo Team Paratroopers
    • World's fastest piston engine aircraft P-51 Mustang Voodoo
    • N9MB Flying Wing Demo*
    • Pacific, European, Korean & Vietnam Flight Displays
    • Gregory 'Wired' Colyer T-33 Aerobatics
    • Eric Tucker Piper Cub demo
    • Rob Harrison the Tumbling Bear


    There will be a Kids Zone, static displays, food & vendors, and more!

    In addition to many other fantastic airplanes that will be performing and on static display, there will be a special panel discussion with some of our honored Veterans. Follow our Planes of Fame Air show Facebook page and check our website to receive up to the minute news on Performers and attending Aircraft and Veterans!

    Saturday and Sunday May 4-5, 2019; 8am - 4pm. See all of your favorite airplanes fly!
    Free Admission Kids 11 Years & Under

    Source: https://planesoffame.org/events/annu...general-info-2

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    N9MB Flying Wing Demo*

    For those still unaware the pilot of the N9MB David Vopat was fatally injured on Monday April 22 while practicing in the N9MB for this years airshow.

    Tribute at PoF website: https://planesoffame.org/tribute-to-david-vopat

    There are several videos of David flying in the Wing on YouTube but here is one of his favorites.
    Flying the N9MB with David Vopat 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57ZyBbhcqbU

    David was a tireless ambassador for the Planes of Fame air museum and all around wonderful human being.


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    I will be there, both Friday and Saturday.
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    Ahh, isn't he such an Angel?
    How could you possibly shoot at him?

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    Cool, glad to hear it.


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    Airshow schedule: https://planesoffame.org/events/annu...-2019-schedule

    • 8:00 - Gates Open - Up-close viewing of static displays, warbirds & performing airplanes
    • 9:30 - Veterans Panel (Held at Announcer's Stand) - Honored Panel of Veterans will talk about their personal experiences in WWII
    • 10:45 - Opening Ceremony & National Anthem - Opening Ceremonies and Missing Man Formation P-47 Thunderbolts
    • 11:05 - Rob Harrison Aerobatics - The Tumbling Bear in his Zlin 142C, Czech Military Trainer
    • 11:15 - Golden Age / Classic Aircraft - P-26 Peashooter, Seversky P-35, Lockheed 12, Ryan PT-22, Fairchild, Stearman & more!
    • 11:40 - Army Aircraft - P-38, P-40, P-51, P-63, B-25, A-26
    • 12:05 - Tuckers Air Patrol - Eric Tucker Piper Cub Demonstration
    • 12:20 - Intermission - Aerial Intermission until 12:50
    • 12:25 - Veterans Panel (Held at Announcerís Stand) - Honored Panel of Veterans will talk about their personal experiences in WWII
    • 12:50 - D-Day Invasion Reenacted - L-4, Fw-190, P-38, P-47, Spitfire, B-25, C-47 Paratroopers
    • 1:20 - Tuckers Air Patrol - Eric Tucker Piper Cub Demonstration
    • 1:30 - Korean War Era Jets - F-86, MiG-15, T-33
    • 1:45 - Stew Dawson Aerobatics - F7F Tigercat Aerobatics
    • 2:00 - Navy Aircraft - Corsair, Hellcat, Wildcat, Zero, TBM, SBD, Skyraider, PB4Y-2
    • 2:25 - Air Racers Demonstration - P-51 Voodoo, P-51 Strega, Sea Fury Dreadnought, P-51 Goldfinger
    • 2:40 - Greg "Wired" Colyer Aerobatics - Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star - ACE Maker
    • 2:45 - Tuckers Air Patrol - Eric Tucker Piper Cub Demonstration
    • 3:00 - Dennis Sanders Aerobatics - Sea Fury Aerobatics
    • 3:15 - F-16 Viper Demo and USAF Heritage Flight - F-16 Viper Demonstration Team and USAF Heritage Flight with P-47 Thunderbolts
    • 3:45 - John Collver AT-6/SNJ Aerobatics - AT-6/SNJ Aerobatics Presented by Skytypers
    • 4:00 - End of Planes of Fame Airshow - Thank you for joining us! See you next year!


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