The story of the Patriots Jet Team, the largest civilian-owned aerobatic jet team in the western hemisphere, began with the vision of one person, Randy Howell. Fueled by a passion for aviation since childhood, it became Howell’s mission to create a six-jet precision demonstration team that could entertain, inspire, and educate.
A new Guinness World Record will be set for the Longest Wall of Fire at this years Yuma Airshow. With the help of the Tora Tora Tora Bomb Squad the Wall of Fire will reach over 15,000 feet long!
The Third Marine Aircraft Wing Band was established for service during WWII. Soon after WWII ended, the band was deactivated and its members were sent to serve in Marine units in China and at Marine Corps Air Station Ewa, Hawaii. In 1952 the Third Marine Aircraft Wing Band was officially reactivated at Marine Corps Air Station Miami, Florida in support of the Korean conflict.
Representing, arguably, the greatest breakthroughs in aircraft technology, the Harrier was the first VSTOL-capable jet in the Marine inventory, giving MAGTF commanders new flexibility on the battlefield.
The CAF Red Tail Squadron’s P-51C Mustang, named Tuskegee Airmen, is an authentic and fully restored operational fighter from the WWII era. This awe-inspiring aircraft sparks conversations to educate young and old alike about the often-overlooked history of the Tuskegee Airmen that flew this same model as their signature aircraft in WWII. It is quite simply a museum without walls… and an awe inspiring one at that!
The F/A-18 Super Hornet is a twin-engine, supersonic, all weather multirole fighter jet that is capable of landing and taking off from an aircraft carrier. Every Super Hornet has been delivered on cost and on schedule.
The F-35 Lightning II is a 5th Generation fighter, combining advanced stealth with fighter speed and agility, fully fused sensor information, network-enabled operations and advanced sustainment.
The F-5 Tiger II is a highly maneuverable, capable and reliable fighter used by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps and more than 30 countries worldwide as a front line fighter, trainer, or reconnaissance aircraft.
The "Showcat" is the first Grumman biplane to be used in airshows since the 1930’s when the late Al Williams flew the famed "Gulfhawk". Gene Soucy's new airplane is also the first agricultural aircraft to be used in the airshow environment. Gene has created three new acts with the airplane; a Hollywood style smoke and noise solo routine, a wingwalking act, and a night pyrotechnic show: "Fireflight".
Explaining Jimmy Fitzpatrick in a few words would be nearly impossible. Dirt bikes came into his life during family trips to the desert, primarly Ocotillo Wells.
Kent Pietsch flies an 800-pound Interstate Cadet with a 37-foot wingspan. The plane’s horizontally opposed four-cylinder engine can generate 90 horsepower and a G-force ranging from -3 to +5.
Misty Blues is the world's only all woman skydiving demo team. The ladies on the team come from all across the US to demonstrate their amazing skydiving skills.
With the speed and range of a turboprop, the maneuverability of a helicopter and the ability to carry 24 Marine combat troops twice as fast and five times farther than previous helicopters, the Osprey greatly enhances the advantages Marines have over their enemies.
The Marines and Sailors of MCAS Yuma Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron maintain and operate the UH-1N Huey helicopter.
Worlds Fastest Jet Powered Trucks. Flash Fire Jet Trucks & the world famous SHOCKWAVE Jet Truck!
The Satin Dollz entertain audiences, the young and young-at- heart, around the world with their big band sound, tight vocal harmonies, and showstopping tap dancing. A night to remember, theatergoers are delighted by their sparkling charisma, stunning beauty and talents, often joining in on the fun tapping and clapping along.
The Beech 18 in was built in 1943 by the Beechcraft Corporation at Wichita, KS. Designated an AT-7C, the airplane was bought new by the United States Army Air Corps and spent the duration of the war as a navigation trainer based at Houston’s Ellington Army Air Field.