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Tampa Bay MacDill AirFest 2014

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When: Saturday and Sunday, March 22-23, 2014 | Show at 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Gates open at 8 a.m.

Where: MacDill Air Force Base

What: This year's Air Fest line-up features the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds along with dozens more performers and static aircraft shows. The two-day show features stars of the Weather Channel's Hurricane Hunters and Coast Guard Florida. The AirFest ramp will be packed with military aircraft, warbirds, military vehicles, equipment from all military branches, and displays of the incredible aviation and ground equipment of our local law enforcement partners.

Who:
Static displays include...
- F-22 Raptor
- F-16 Fighting Falcon
- F-15 Strike Eagle
- A-10 Thunderbolt II
- HH-60 Pave Hawk
- C-5 Galaxy
- C-17 Globemaster III
- B-52 Stratofortress
- KC-10 Extender
- B-1 Lancer
- WC-130 Hurricane Hunter
- MB-339CB
- T-38 Talon
- KC-135 Stratotanker
- T-6 Texan II
- C-130H2 Hercules
- A-4K Skyhawk
- C-21

Performers include...
- The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
- The Geico Skytypers
- Mike Goulian in an Extra 3300SC
- AeroShell AT-6
- Melissa and Rex Pemberton - Edge 540
- Matt Youkin - Beech 18
- Jive and Wild Blue RV-8A
- Jim Tobul - F4U Corsair
- DAV Flight Team B-25
- Scott Yoak - P-15
- Rob Holland - MXS-RH
- Randy Ball - Mig 17F
- USSOCOM Paracommandos

Schedule:
8:00 a.m. Gates Open

10:30 a.m. Opening Ceremonies

10:45 a.m. US SOCOM Jump Team and National Anthem

11:00 a.m. Rob Holland/Mike Goulian Dual Aerobatics

11:15 a.m. RV-8

11:25 a.m. B-25

11:40 a.m. Scott Yoak P-51

11:50 a.m. Larry Labriola L-39

12:00 p.m. Matt Youkin BE-18

12:20 p.m. Randy Ball MIG-17F

12:30 p.m. GEICO Skytypers

12:50 p.m. Rob Holland MXS

1:00 p.m. AeroShell Aerobatic Team

1:20 p.m. T-28

1:30 p.m. P-51/F-4U Heritage Flight

1:45 p.m. Michael Goulian X330

2:00 p.m. Melissa and Rex Pemberton

2:15 p.m. US SOCOM Jump- Aerial Formation

2:40 p.m. USAF Thunderbirds

4:00 p.m. Show Ends-Thank You Tampa Bay!

5:00 p.m. Gates Close

Admission: Free parking. Free admission. Limited reserved seating in the Flight Line Club for $15. Purchase tickets here.

Note: Coolers, glass containers, pets, fireworks, knives, weapons of any kind regardless of permit, large back packs and large tote bags are all prohibited to ensure the security and safety of all attendees. Bicycles, roller blades, etc., are acceptable modes of transportation to the event; however, they will not be allowed on the flightline

Complete information can be found here: www.macdill.af.mil/airfest

Hope for clear skies. Check the weather forecast for this weekend HERE
 
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