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Bill Stein Edge 540

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Bill’s Edge 540 has a completely new and unique look. Using cutting-edge paint technology, Bill has designed the spectacular look of his new airplane using a paint that continuously changes color based on the constantly varying angles between the spectators, airplane and the lighting. Imagine the visual impact of Bill’s airplane that is multiple colors…

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Greg Coyler and the T-33 Ace Maker

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Engine: Allison J-33/Rolls Royce Nene 10 Max speed: 505 kts/.80M Length: 37 feet 8 inches Height: 11 feet 8 inches Wing Span: 42 feet 5 inches w/tip tanks Max weight: 16,800 pounds

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John Klatt

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Excellence, professionalism & distinction These are the principles upon which John Klatt Airshows, Inc. was founded in 1999. For nearly two-decades, John Klatt has brought world-class, breath-taking aerobatics to airshow audiences all across the world. The goal is to entertain with a unique blend of precision, power and performance.

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Kirby Chambliss Extra 540

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The new Edge 540 V3 has the highest aerobatic thrust to weight ratio of any competition aircraft. It comes with a low drag design that is new and consistent.  It can exceed 15gs sustained loading with a modified Lycoming IO540, Hartzell composite three-blade prop, a max speed of 265 mph, rate of climb at 3,700…

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Static Displays

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Courtesy photo A-10 Thunderbolt II A-10 Thunderbolt II General characteristics Primary function: Close-air support, airborne forward air control, combat search and rescue Power plant: two General Electric TF34-GE-100 turbofans Wingspan: 57 feet, 6 inches Length: 53 feet, 4 inches Height: 14 feet, 8 inches Crew: One Courtesy photo C-17 Globemaster C-17  Globemaster General characteristics Primary…

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Buck Roetman Pitts S-2S

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Courtesy photos Buck Roetman has been flying for more than 35 years in more than 105 different airframes, from Cubs to corporate jets, resulting in more than 13,500 hours of flight time.

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Dan Buchanan – Glider

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Courtesy photoDan was a New York and Connecticut home builder and flat-track motorcycle racer; then moved to Lake Tahoe, California, where he enjoyed the thrill of flying off mountaintops. In 1981, he sustained a spinal injury landing a hang glider in bad weather. Losing the ability to walk, he returned to college to pursue a…

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A-10C Thunderbolt II: Demonstration Team

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The A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team will perform demos for the first time in seven years for the 2018 air show season starting with 2018 Luke Days. The team consists of one pilot, one superintendent, an NCO in charge, three crew chiefs, an avionics systems specialist, aerospace propulsion systems specialist, electrical and environmental systems specialist,…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman James Hensley)
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F-35 Heritage Flight: Demonstration Team

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman James Hensley) Maj. Will Andreotta, 61st Fighter Squadron heritage flight pilot, sits in the cockpit of an F-35 Lightning II during the Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course Feb. 10, 2017, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Heritage and demonstration teams need to be certified annually to participate…

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Joint Airfield Assault Demonstration

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A high-impact Joint Airfield Assault Demonstration will highlight the awesome capabilities of aircraft stationed at Luke Air Force Base and major weapons systems that our armed forces can bring to bear. The ground here at Luke AFB has just turned into an enemy airfield, and the aircraft and troops you see today have been tasked…

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