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Brad Wursten — MXS-R

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Watch as Brad Wursten flies in one of the most highly sophisticated airplanes in the world, the MXS-R made by MX Aircraft. The plane features a complete carbon fiber airframe that weighs an impressive 1,100 pounds. The Lycoming engine has 385 HP and can reach a top speed of more than 300 MPH, a roll…

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Tora Tora Tora: A Living History Museum

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“Yesterday, December 7, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.” ~ President Franklin Roosevelt Tora, Tora, Tora began in 1972 when six replica Japanese aircraft used in the movie of the same name were…

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P-51C Mustang Tuskegee Airmen

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The Commemorative Air Force Red Tail Squadron’s P-51C Mustang, named Tuskegee Airmen, is an authentic and fully restored operational fighter from the World War II era. This awe-inspiring aircraft sparks conversations to educate young and old alike about the often-overlooked history of the Tuskegee Airmen who flew this same model as their signature aircraft in…

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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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