July 6th and 7th, 2019

Performers

U.S. Navy Blue Angels

U.S Army Golden Knights

A-10 Demo Team

Aeroshell Flight
Demonstration Team

AFTERSHOCK Jet Fire Truck

Bob Carlton Vertigo Jet Glider

Jacquie B. Warda

Jim Peitz Bonanza

John Klatt in Jack Link’s
Screamin Sasquatch

Julie Clark

KC Flight Formation Team

Matt Younkin

Mike Goulian

Patty Wagstaff

The Shetterly Squadron
Greg, Joe and Jeff Shetterly

Red Tails Flight Demo

Rob Reider (Announcer)

Sam Graves
The P-40 Air Show Act

Tom Larkin – Mini Jet Airshows

Wayne Boggs (Air Boss)

U.S. Navy Blue Angels

The Blue Angels flight demonstration team is more than just a group of individuals brought together to represent the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Since 1946, the Blue Angels have delighted more than 500 million spectators across the country with their precision, speed, and aerobatics. The Blues fly six F/A-18 Hornet aircraft, split into the Diamond Formation and the Lead and Opposing solos.

      

U.S. Army Golden Knights

The Golden Knights are one of only three Department of Defense-sanctioned aerial demonstration teams. The team is composed of approximately 95 men and women, which includes four parachute units, an aviation unit and a headquarters. The demonstration teams, which use five dedicated aircraft, perform at more than 100 events per year.

    

A-10 Demo Team

The A-10 is the Air Force’s premier close air support aircraft, providing invaluable protection to troops on the ground. The demonstration team brings the aircraft to air shows around the country to showcase the unique combat capabilities of the A-10 “Warthog”. They perform precision aerial maneuvers while highlighting the mission and professionalism of the men and women of the U.S. Air Force.

    

Aeroshell Flight Demonstration Team

The team was founded in 1984 as the North American Aerobatic Team. Known today as the AeroShell Aerobatic Team. Mark Henley, team lead; Steve Gustafson, left wing; Bryan Regan, right wing; and Jimmy Fordham, slot perform tight, awe-inspiring formation aerial maneuvers in front of millions of airshow fans all over North America. The four T-6 Texan aircraft perform a series of loops, rolls, and bomb bursts in close formation for a classic aerobatic routine.

AFTERSHOCK Jet Fire Truck

Darnell Racing Enterprises owns and operates three of the fastest Jet Trucks on the planet! The 2019 show is excited to welcome the AFTERSHOCK Jet Fire Truck from their fleet. This 1940 Ford Fire Truck boasts twin Rolls-Royce Bristol Viper Jet Engines totaling over 24,000 horsepower and holds the Guinness Record for Fire Trucks at an amazing 407 MPH!

  

Bob Carlton Vertigo Jet Glider

The Super Salto jet sailplane self-launches and performs both a classical sailplane aerial ballet and screaming low-level jet aerobatics. The highly modified Super Salto sailplane is the only sailplane on the airshow circuit capable of performing a low-level, jet powered airshow performance. This sailplane wastes no time climbing to altitude or hooking up a tow plane to clear after the performance.

  

Jacquie B. Warda

At the age of 50 Jacquie B. began her pursuit in becoming the first female pilot to enter the air show business. She launched her solo aerobatic career with her one-of-a-kind Pitts Special biplane during the centennial celebration of powered flight in 2003. Jacquie now flies an Extra 300 monoplane with over 3,200 flight hours and more than 1,100 coast-to-coast air show performances behind her.

  

Jim Peitz Bonanza

Jim Peitz began teaching himself aerobatics in 1992 and has since amassed over 14,000 incident-free hours in over 100 aircraft types! For over 10 years he has been flying the F33C Beechcraft Bonanza at airshows around the country. The specialized Bonanza is capable of a wide range of aerobatic maneuvers including loops, point rolls, barrel rolls, snap rolls, Cuban eights, and hammerheads.

John Klatt in Jack Link's Screamin Sasquatch

The Jack Link’s Jet Waco “Screamin’ Sasquatch” is powered by dual power plants: a Pratt & Whitney 985 radial engine and a GE CJ610 jet engine. This system allows the plane to achieve feats other stunt planes are unable to do, along with reaching speeds up to 250 MPH. Snap rolls, spins, barrel rolls and the hover are among the list of maneuvers this aircraft can perform.

      

Julie Clark

A pilot for almost 50 years and a retired Northwest Airlines Captain, Julie Clark has logged more than 33,000 accident-free hours in the air and is rated in more than 66 types of aircraft. Marking her 40th year as a solo aerobatic air show pilot, Julie has earned the admiration of fans everywhere and garnered many awards and honors.

KC Flight Formation Team

Founded in 2009, KC Flight Formation Team is Kansas City’s largest home-grown civilian formation team. The team continues to grow with 16 members flying Van’s RV aircraft out of Lee’s Summit Airport. You can catch them performing locally and at area high school football games on Friday nights.

    

Matt Younkin

Matt Younkin’s Beech 18 performance is likely the most unusual act on the airshow circuit today. The performance begins with a roll on takeoff followed by a series of Cuban eights, point-rolls, and even a loop. The conclusion is a dirty pass dubbed the “Elephant Waltz” in which Matt rocks the huge transport’s wings more than 90 degrees with the landing gear and flaps extended. Throughout the performance light-hearted music plays in honor of Matt’s father, Bobby.

  

Mike Goulian

At the age of 27, Michael Goulian earned the distinction of becoming one of the youngest pilots to ever win the U.S. Unlimited Aerobatic Championship. Throughout his 30-year career, Mike has performed in countless air shows and Red Bull Air Race World Championships. His air show performances combine the heart-stopping gyroscopic tumbling of modern display flying with crisp, aggressive, demands of precision competition aerobatics.

      

Patty Wagstaff

Patty, one of the world’s top airshow pilots, flies thrilling, low-level aerobatic demonstrations before millions of people each year. Her breathtaking performances give airshow spectators a front-row seat view of the precision and complexity of modern, unlimited hard-core aerobatics. Her smooth, aggressive style sets the standard for performers all over the world.

      

The Shetterly Squadron - Greg, Joe and Jeff Shetterly

This unique locally grown, nationally recognized demonstration team performs precision formation aerobatics together in three DIFFERENT airplane types! Father Greg in the DR-107 One Design, son Joe in the RV-8, and son Jeff in the T-6 Texan. Pilots will attest to the extreme challenges tackled in this exciting aerial display.

Red Tails Flight Demo

The CAF Red Tail Squadron’s P-51C Mustang, named Tuskegee Airmen, is an authentic and fully restored operational righter from the WWII era. Complete with the unique red tail paint scheme synonymous with the Tuskegee Airmen, the aircraft is flown in numerous airshows around the country each season. The P-51C Mustang Tuskegee Airmen honors not only the pilots of the famed all-black units, but the support personnel as well.

      

Rob Reider (Announcer)

Rob Reider is the most sought-after announcer on the North American Air Show circuit. His talents have earned him the highest award in the air show industry, the International Council of Air Shows “Sword of Excellence.” In 1978 he announced his first air show and made it his full-time vocation in 2006. Since then he’s announced over 250 shows from Maine to California to Japan.

Sam Graves - The P-40 Air Show Act

Sam Graves piloting the Commemorative Air Force P40 Warhawk is painted in the period correct colors of the Famous AVG Flying Tiger WWII Ace David Lee “Tex” Hill who credited with 18.25 planes shot down.

Tom Larkin - Mini Jet Airshows

Having been a fighter pilot, airline pilot, and aerobatic pilot; it has always been a dream of Tom’s to do airshows in a “mini” jet. What started off as a half partnership in an RV-6 with his brother Larry, Tom eventually stumbled on a once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase and perform in a SubSonex Jet. Now it’s all about “high energy” airshows and interacting with kids.

    

Wayne Boggs (Air Boss)

In January 2004 Wayne Boggs retired for the FAA with 40 total years combined Federal service to the United States of America. Now, as the president and owner of Air Boss and Consulting International Inc, Wayne is recognized as one of the top Air Bosses in the country. For over 25 years he has assisted in the production and execution on average of 18-25 air shows each year.