What’s New

Patty Wagstaff Living Legend

Air Show fans will be amazed when they see Patty Wagstaff hit the skies with the Extra 300S. Patty will inspire and ignite future generations of Clevelanders! To learn more about Patty and her performance at this year’s show – click here.

AeroShell Added to Act Line-Up

The AeroShell Aerobatic Team will be performing a tight and classic aerobatic routine! The team will be performing maneuvers such as the bomb burst, avalanche, and “Switch Blade” in their four AT-6 Texans. This will be the first time AeroShell is back in Cleveland since 2002!  To learn more, click here.

The Smallest Addition to the Show

Tom Larkin will take to the skies in his Mini Jet on Labor Day Weekend!  The jet only weighs 500lbs, but can go up to 300 mph!  2023 will be Tom’s first appearance in Cleveland.  To learn more, click here.

2023 Entertainment Seating Renewal

The 2023 Entertainment Seating Renewal Deadline is Friday, April 21st.  E-mails with renewal information have been sent to all 2022 Sponsor Box, Barnstormer Club and Flight Deck Loge patrons.  We are saving your seat – but need you to complete the renewal process.  Unclaimed seats will be made available to the public at the end of the renewal period.  We anticipate tickets will go on sale to the public in late June.

Coveted Harrier Demo to Appear in Cleveland!

The U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier Tactical Demonstration is one of the most coveted aerial demonstrations offered by the U.S. military.  And Cleveland is one of only TWO show sites to host the Harrier in 2023! To learn more, click here.


The Raptor Returns!

The 2023 Air Show will go full throttle with when the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demonstration team returns to Cleveland.  The F-22 Raptor is a fifth-generation fighter and one of the most sought-after demonstrations on the air show circuit.  A must see at this year’s Air Show! To learn more, click here.


First Cleveland Appearance!

New this year, AFTERSHOCK Jet Fire Truck is the world’s fastest jet fire truck.  This 1940 Ford Fire Truck boasts TWIN Rolls-Royce Bristol Viper Jet Engines totaling over 24,000 horsepower and holds the Guinness World Record for Fire Trucks at an amazing 407 MPH!

AFTERSHOCK is best seen inside the Air Show gates. Fans will jump to their feet to watch this mind blowing act as AFTERSHOCK scorches the runway and leaves spectators feeling the heat as it tries to outrace a speeding airplane! To learn more, click here.


U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds to Headline 2023 Air Show

Cleveland will host the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds as headliners of the 2023 Cleveland National Air Show presented by Discount Drug Mart. Each show day, the six select Thunderbird demonstration pilots will put their distinct red, white, and blue F-16 Fighting Falcon jet fighters through a choreographed 50 minute performance at speeds up to 500 mph and as close as three feet from each other.

2023 will mark the 70th year the Thunderbirds have been performing and Cleveland is a part of the team's rich history. In 1965, the Thunderbirds made their first Cleveland appearance flying their North American F-100s (first supersonic jet fighters). To learn more, click here.