|By Carmelo Turdo|
Former Cardinals Pitcher Brad Thompson received a ride with the USAF Thunderbirds at 10:30 this morning.
Current military aircraft from around the country were on display.
Airshow performers include:
The U.S. Army Special Operations Black Daggers
Kevin Coleman flew with the Black Daggers and flew his own show
Friends of Jenny taxied out their 100 year old restored Curtiss Jenny
Aircraft based at Scott AFB include KC-135R and C-40
C-17A Globemaster III Demonstration
U.S. Navy Super Hornet Demo Team
Greg "Wired" Colyer flies the T-33 Ace Maker II
Scott Yoak flies P-51D Mustang Quick Silver
USAF Thunderbirds flew their famous formations and solo passes
These are merely the highlights of Friday's activities, and more static aircraft displays and additional airshow performers are scheduled for the weekend airshow. See the full lineup and be part of the excitement of this incredible Midwest Aviation event. The Aero Experience thanks the Scott AFB Command and Public Affairs staff for their excellent coordination and accommodation of the media representatives this week, and we wish them a great centennial celebration!