The Central Iowa Airshow was held at Ankeny Regional Airport, Iowa August 23-25, 2019.
Aftershock Jet Fire Truck: The jet truck made solo runs and raced with Kyle Franklin.
GhostWriter Airshows: Nathan K. Hammond flew GhostWriter, a 1956 deHavilland Chipmunk that has been specially modified for airshow aerobatics and skywriting. It was flown as a solo routine and provided some entertaining sky writing prior to the show.
Phillips 66 Aerostars: Pilots Harvey “BOSS” Meek, Paul “ROCKET” Hornick, David “CUPID” Monroe and Gerry “FOSSIL” Molidor flew four Extras in formation and solo maneuvers.
Red Bull Air Force: Variety act featured BO-105 helicopter flown by Aaron Fitzgerald, an EDGE 540 flown by Kirby Chambliss and the four skydivers who opened the show with the presentation of colors.
The Immortals: Skip Stewart flew Prometheus and Kyle Franklin flew Dracula in solo and team acts.
Susan Dacy: Susan Dacy flew her 450 horsepower Super Stearman, Big Red, in a solo act.
The USMC MV-22 from VMM-165, MCAS Miramar, CA, demonstrated the various capabilities of the Osprey.