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The world of Air dot Show is vast and the portal to experience the inspiration of flight.  We’ll virtually take you in the cockpit, behind the scenes and around the nation and the world.  Once you’ve experienced it here, we know you’ll want to come see it for real at one of the destinations on our #AirDotShowLive tour!

#AirDotShowLive 2020 Destinations

Giving Back

@AirDotShow partners with the National Air, Sea and Space Foundation to give back through hosting STEM Education Programs to inspire the next generation to pursue careers in aerospace.  We also support the NASSF’s Cajun Scholarship founded to honor fallen Thunderbird pilot Stephen “Cajun” Del Bagno

 

Military Demo

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The F-16, known in the fighter pilot community as the “Viper” is a compact, multi-role fighter aircraft. It is highly maneuverable and has proven itself in air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attack.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text]The cockpit and its bubble canopy give the pilot unobstructed forward and upward vision, and greatly improved vision over the side and to the rear. The seat-back angle was expanded from the usual 13 degrees to 30 degrees, increasing pilot comfort and gravity force tolerance. The pilot has excellent flight control of the F-16 through its “fly-by-wire” system. Electrical wires relay commands, replacing the usual cables and linkage controls. For easy and accurate control of the aircraft during high G-force combat maneuvers, a side stick controller is used instead...

Thunderbird 8 and his crew chief visited Orlando Sanford Int'l Airport on February 11, 2020 to kick off planning for the team's performance at the Lockheed Martin Space & Air Show on October 31 - November 1, 2020. They met with local agencies and reviewed support needs and details from their 110 page support manual to assist in the complex logistical planning involved in hosting a "Traveling fighter squadron."...