Luke Air Show: Featured Demonstrations

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 Alabama Boys

Alabama Boys

Flown in the 1946 Piper J-3 Cub, this act begins as Greg – farmer Clem Cleaver – climbs up on the announcer’s stand, demanding a flight lesson. Later in the show, he “steals” the plane and takes off alone, with his whole crew chasing. Grandpa shoots off a tire to get him down, and Clem lands on his pickup truck as it races down the runway.

 

Jack Lind’s Screaming Sasquatch

Jack Lind’s Screaming Sasquatch

Our teams fly the most unique high-performance aerobatic aircraft in the world and perform for millions of air show spectators each year. Our goal is to entertain with a unique blend of precision, power and performance.

 

Red Bull Demonstration team

Red Bull Demonstration team

T-33 Ace Maker  flown by Gregory “Wired” Colyer

After flying with his friend Kay Eckhart in one of her Lockheed T-33s in 2007, Greg set his sights on an upgrade to the U.S. Air Force’s first operational jet and a real piece of U.S. aviation history. Acquiring a T-33 and naming it Ace Maker in 2008, he then founded the nonprofit (501c-3) T-33 Heritage Foundation to help in the preservation of the type. It later became known as the Acemaker.