Tuskegee Airmen Special Aircraft Exhibit
The Tuskegee Airman display will include a special aircraft exhibit…the North American T-6G 49-3292. The aircraft has a unique history and is sponsored by the National Museum of the Tuskegee Airmen in Detroit, MI. To learn more click here.
WWII B-25 Added to Act Line-up
Air Show fans will take a sentimental journey when a B-25D Mitchell Bomber “Rosie’s Reply” takes to the skies. The B-25 has a distinctive shape with a low rumbling engine and is a living, flying embodiment of the Greatest Generation’s winning spirit. To learn more click here
First Time in Cleveland - The Animal Aerobatics Team!
The Animal Aerobatics Team is based out of Cedar City, Utah and flies an aerobatic BO-105 helicopter nicknamed “The Animal”. Trained and overseen by Living Legend of Aviation Chuck Aaron, this team stuns audiences by performing barrel rolls, loops, backflips, and more!
“The Animal” is one of the very few helicopters capable of such maneuvers and a must see performance. Plus fans inside the gates can meet the team and see “The Animal” up close. To learn more, click here
Melissa Burns Sportsgal - Chicks FLY!
Live to Fly! That is what Melissa Burns is all about. She is an inspirational woman who will perform powerful aerobatics in her Edge 540.
Melissa is a professional aerobatic pilot, display skydiver, B.A.S.E. Jumper AND MOM!
U.S. Navy Blue Angels to Headline 2022 Air Show
Cleveland will host the U.S. Navy Blue Angels as headliners of the 2022 Cleveland National Air Show presented by Discount Drug Mart on Labor Day weekend (Sept. 3, 4 & 5) at Burke Lakefront Airport. 2022 will also mark the Cleveland debut of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels flying a larger jet platform, the F/A-18 Super Hornet and a new logistics support aircraft, the C-130J Super Hercules.
The six “Blues” demonstration pilots will thrill Air Show fans with a one hour choreographed presentation that includes the graceful aerobatics of the four plane Diamond Formation and exciting high energy opposing solo maneuvers by the two solo pilots. Cleveland is among 33 select U.S. cities chosen to host the U.S. Navy Blue Angels in 2022. The “Blues” last appearance in Cleveland was 2018