Head over to Wallops Island this weekend to get an up close and personal look at the practices, departures, and landings of the planes for the Air Show! NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility will host the 11th Annual Ocean City Air Show this June 16 and 17 in which the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and F-35 Heritage Team will be participating. 

The Thunderbirds are scheduled to arrive at Wallops during the afternoon of June 11 and the F-35 aircraft will arrive the afternoon of June 14. In addition, the NASA Visitor Center will be open for viewing the aircraft depart and land June 15 – 17.

                   Thunderbirds in Formation

The Visitor Center will be open for viewing the aircraft departures and landings when the demonstration teams conduct their airshow practice the afternoon of Friday, June 15, and when they perform in the airshow Saturday, June 16. In addition, The Visitor Center parking lot will be open Sunday, June 17, for viewing departures and landings for the airshow performances.

The NASA Visitor Center, located on Va. Rt. 175 about six miles from U. S. Route 13 and five miles from Chincoteague, is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.

Catch the planes take off and land or on the beach in downtown Ocean City!

In Ocean City the Air Show Saturday lineup (starting at 12pm) is:
National Anthem – Flag Jump
C-17 Globemaster III
L-39 Cold War Era Jet Demo by Larry Labriola
USCG Search and Rescue Demo
“Quicksilver” P-51 Mustang Demo by Scott Yoak
F-35 Joint Strike Fighter/USAF Heritage Flight
GEICO Skytypers
Miss GEICO versus the Skytyper Race
SOCOM Para-Commandos Jump Team
B-25 Mitchell “Panchito” WWII Bomber
High Energy Aerobatic Demo by Scott Francis
U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
 
The Sunday lineup (starting at 12pm) is:
National Anthem – Flag Jump
C-5MSuper Galaxy
L-39 Cold War Era Jet Demo by Larry Labriola
USCG Search and Rescue Demo
“Quicksilver” P-51 Mustang Demo by Scott Yoak
F-35 Joint Strike Fighter/USAF Heritage Flight
GEICO Skytypers
Miss GEICO versus the Skytyper Race
SOCOM Para-Commandos Jump Team
B-25 Mitchell “Panchito” WWII Bomber
High Energy Aerobatic Demo by Scott Francis
U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
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