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The Aero Experience is a celebration of Midwest aviation and aerospace achievement. We invite you to join us as we explore the treasures of Midwest aviation through first-hand experiences. Our contributors take turns flying lead, and we are always looking for new destinations. Check in with The Aero Experience frequently to see where we will land today, and then go out and have your own aero experiences!

Blue skies,

Carmelo Turdo, Mark Nankivil and Fred Harl - The Aero Experience Team












Tuesday, December 13, 2016

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016: Airshow Performers - U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Fred Harl and Carmelo Turdo
http://www.airassociatesmo.com/tae/Friday through Sunday, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk flew maneuvers during the airshows.  Featured here is a demonstration of pursuit and apprehension of unidentified driver.  Along with the flight crew, the K9 handlers and their charges also interacted with visitors.  As mentioned in a previous story, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 played host to two aircraft from the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine - Lockheed P-3B Orion and Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk.  The aircraft were part of a large contingent of assets on display (most of them in the U.S. government exhibit hangar that will be featured in a future post) that included other aircraft and patrol boats.


























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