March 30 & 31, 2019

Boca Chica Field, Key West


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U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron the Blue Angels

A total of 16 officers voluntarily serve with the Blue Angels. Each year the team typically selects three tactical (fighter or fighter/attack) jet pilots, two support officers and one Marine Corps C-130 pilot to relieve departing members.   The Chief of Naval Air Training selects the "Boss," the Blue Angels Commanding Officer. ...

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VFC-111 “Sun Downers” U.S. Navy Reserve Adversary Squadron

Sun Downers is a US Navy Reserve adversary squadron based at Naval Air Station Key West, Florida. Currently, it operates 18 Northrop F-5N/F Tiger-IIs, of which 17 are single-seater F-5Ns and the remainder being a twin-seater F-5F, which was dubbed "FrankenTiger" and is one of only three in service with ...

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VFA-106 “Gladiators” U.S. Navy Super Hornet Tactical Demonstration Team

Super Hornet Demo The Gladiators are proud to showcase the F/A-18F Super Hornet Tactical Demonstration (TACDEMO) to patriotic audiences around the United States. The demonstration or “demo” is designed to highlight the mobility, versatility, and power of the F/A-18F. From the high “G” minimum radius turn to the slow ...

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A-10 Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team

The A-10 is the Air Force's premier close air support aircraft, providing invaluable protection to troops on the ground. The Air Combat Command A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team, stationed out of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, brings the aircraft to air shows around the country to showcase the unique ...

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U.S. SOCOM Para-Commandos Parachute Team

  The Para-Commandos will race towards earth at 120 mph before opening their iconic black and gold canopies during precision parachute demonstrations at Boca Chica Field Saturday and Sunday. In an extraordinary display of timing, accuracy, and precision maneuvering, the Para-Commandos will skydive from 12,500 feet over the beautiful Florida Coast. The ...

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Legacy Flight

The Legacy Flight was set up by the Navy to honor the people and aircraft who have defended our nation. The flight features modern U.S. Navy fighters from VFA-106 flying the F/A-18 in formation with the warbird, F4U Corsair flown by Jim Tobul.   F4U Corsair: Jim Tobul is the man behind ...

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