Military presence will be stronger than ever at the Syracuse International Air Show on June 11-12 and will feature the US Navy Blue Angels celebrating their 70th Anniversary with flight demonstration exhibits, choreographed refinements of skills possessed by all naval aviators.
The Air Combat Command F-16 Viper Demonstration Team at Shaw AFB, S.C., performs precision aerial maneuvers to demonstrate the unique capabilities by one of the Air Force’s premier multi-role fighters, the F-16 Fighting Falcon. The team also works with the Air Force Heritage flight and will fly with a P-51 Mustang, exhibiting the professional qualities the Air Force develops in the people who fly, maintain and support these aircraft.
The US Army Golden Knight Parachute Teams have conducted more than 16,000 shows in 50 states and 48 countries, reaching an average of 60,000 people per show. The team has earned the U.S. Army 2,148 gold, 1,117 silver, and 693 bronze medals in national and international competition. Team members have also broken 348 world records. The demonstration teams perform at more than 100 events per year.
Included in the flying schedule are also renowned civilian air show performers, including The Geico Skytypers Demonstration Team, Air Show Hall of Famer Gene Soucy with wing walker Teresa Stokes, Kent Pietsch with the Jelly Belly Interstate Cadet, Scott Yoak will put his P-51D Quick Silver through its paces, the B-25 “Panchito”, and you’ll see one of the aircraft race against an electric motorcycle.
There is also a great line-up of statics to look at, with more to come, including the A-37 Dragonfly, the C-17 Globemaster, T-6A Texan, MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter, Civil Air Patrol Cessna 182, LC-130 Hercules (on skis), and the KC-10 Galaxy.
Free onsite parking will be provided. Advance Sale discount tickets can be purchased online at syracuseairshow.com/tickets Gate tickets will be available upon arrival at the air show.
Adult (16+): Advance Sale Discount Tickets – $15; Gate tickets – $20.
Children (5-15): Advance Sale Discount Tickets – $10; Gate tickets – $15.
Children 4 and under are free.