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Schedule2018-09-21T17:50:14+00:00

Maxwell Air Show Promotional Video

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Kid’s Zone

  • Giant Space Shuttle Slide Inflatable

  • 36 Foot Turbo Slide

  • Space Camp Combo

  • Galaxy Explorer

  • Thunderbird Bouncer

  • Wrecking Ball

  • Rock Wall

  • Extreme Air Power Jump (accommodates disabled children)

Performers

1st Performance
U.S. Air Force Academy’s Wings of Blue Parachute Team

The Wings of Blue Parachute Team began in the spring of 1962 when a band of bootleg jumpers made their first parachute jumps as cadets.

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2nd Performance
WWI Aviation, from the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome; Fokker D-7

This aircraft has low speed characteristics and can fly very slow and stay in the air like many World War I aircrafts. It is considered the best fighter of WWI.

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3rd Performance
From Friends of Jenny/Dorian Walker; Curtiss JN-4H

The aircraft forever associated with barnstorming, became the first mass produced World War I flight trainer and also carried the first regularly scheduled Air Mail. This aircraft is a true icon in the story of American Aviation.

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4th Performance
Greg Shelton Solo; 450 Super Stearman

The Boeing Stearman was widely used as a primary trainer for U.S. Army Air Corps and Navy pilots from the late 1930s to the 1940s. After being sold to civilians, the Stearmans would begin being used as a benchmark performer at air shows and early aerobatic competitions.

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5th Performance
Jeremy Holt Aerobatics, Skybolt 540

Jeremy Holt is a known for being one of the best in biplane aerobatics. He flies a Skybolt 540 which is an aerobatic biplane made here in America. Using smoke as an effect, he maneuvers through the air in a series of unbelievable feats with twists and turns.

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6th Performance
Jerry Conley in world’s 1st single-engine jet fighter; DeHavilland Vampire

The Vampire is unique to the Air show circuit and brigns speed, noise, jet warbird aerobatics and a profile that grabs the audience’s attention.

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7th Performance
Tora Tora Tora!; T-6 & P-40

The “Tora, Tora, Tora” is the commemorative Air Force’s recreation of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that signaled the beginning of the American involvement in World war II.

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8th Performance
Greg Colyer’s Acemaker; T-33

After flying with his friend Kay Eckhart, in one of his Lockheed T-33s in 2007, Greg upgraded to the U.S. Air Force’s first operational jet and a real piece of U.S. aviation history. 

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9th Performance
B2 Spirit Flyby; 509th Bomber Wing, Whiteman AFB

The 509th Bomb Wing on Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri is one of only two Air Force units to operate the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber. The 509th also paved the way for America’s first military response following the 9-11 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington D.C.

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10th Performance
Patrouille de France Aerial Team; Alpha Jet

The “Patrouille de France” (Patrol of France) is a French Air Force aerobatic team, which includes a commander and nine pilots. Patrouille de France is the world’s oldest aerobatic demonstration team. The team has nine Alpha Jet airplanes. 

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11th Performance
Bill Stein Acrobatics; Edge 540

Since 1995, Bill Stein has performed at air shows all across the United States and has entertained millions of air show fans. Bill’s experience includes competitive aerobatics and years of flying on the world famous Red Baron Stearman Squadron. He has flown air shows in the Pitts Special, Globe Swift, Boeing Stearman and in his current airplane: The state-of-the-art Zivko Edge 540.

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12th Performance
Close Air Support Demonstration; 187th Fighter Wing, Dannelly Field, AL; Alabama Air National Guard’s two F-16 Fighting Falcons, with Ground Convoy from Alabama National Guard

F-16 aircraft form the 100th Fighter Squadron will conduct a Close Air Support demonstration and there will be several other flying acts to perform.

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13th Performance
Cargo drop by the 908th Airlift Wing. Maxwell AFB; C-130 Hercules

The 908th Airlift Wing at Maxwell Air Force Base operates a fleet of eight C-130H Hercules cargo aircraft known as the “workhorse of the Air Force.” The aircraft is the prime transport for airdropping troops an equipment into hostile areas.

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14th Performance
Greg and Ashley Shelton Wing Walker; 450 Super Stearman

In 2003, Greg Shelton decided to add a wing walking act to his list of air show performances. He purchased a 450 Super Stearman and painted I patriotic colors of red, white, and blue. Greg has been a pioneer in wing walking by adding a nighttime wing walking act in 2016.

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15th Performance
Rob Holland Acrobatics; MXS-RH

Rob Holland’s impact and influence on the airshow community is undeniable, his remarkable skills at the controls of his MXS-RH are matched with a humble and approachable demeanor that has forged a unique connection with countless fans all over the world.

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16th Performance
Rocket Launch; Class 2 Rockets

High Power Rocketry is similar to model rocketry with differences that include the propulsion power and weight increase of the model. They use motors in ranges over “G” power and/or weigh more than laws and regulations allow of unrestricted model rockets.

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17th Performance
United States Air Force Thunderbirds Aerial Demonstration Team; F-16 Fighting Falcons

The thunderbirds perform aerial demonstration in the F-16 Fighting Falcon. The F-16 has been the demonstration aircraft for the Thunderbirds since the 1983 season.

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