This show features the 1946 Piper J-3 Cub starting with Clem Cleaver, aka Greg Koontz, climbing into the announcer's stand to demand a flying lesson, setting off a wildly entertaining demonstration of how flying is done by The Alabama Boys.
Presenting the world’s only, civilian-owned, “HARRIER,” owned and flown by NALLS AVIATION! Based on the east coast, this model is a British Sea Harrier, FA.2, tailored specifically for the airshow market. The Sea Harrier, better known to the Brits as the “SHAR” (Sea HARrier), is a true thoroughbred, the last of the all-British fighters, ending a lineage that began with the famed Sopwith fighters in the first World War.
Matt Younkin’s Beech 18 performance is likely the most unusual act on the airshow circuit today. The Beech 18 was never designed for aerobatic flight; however that doesn’t make it incapable of doing just that.
The performance is almost a mirror image of the one his father Bobby pioneered and flew for over 15 years. It begins with a roll on takeoff followed by a series of Cuban eights, point-rolls, and even a loop.
RedLine Airshows is a dynamic 2-ship formation aerobatic performance team. The opposing, inverted and formation maneuvers are a crowd pleaser.
Ken and Jon both reside in Cincinnati and keep their airplanes in adjoining hangars. They have been flying formation together for more than 10 years.
In 2003, after flying straight and level for 18 years, Scott got the itch to do something different. He took aerobatic flying lessons and the rest was history. In April of this year he acquired the airplane you see today – a 330 hp, all carbon-fiber MXS aerobatic aircraft!
Manfred Radius is a top professional air show performer who ushered in a new era in sailplane demonstrations. He has the distinction of having introduced world championship-level sailplane performances to air shows in North America.
Manfred's award-winning main act The Ultimate contains samples of all aerobatic maneuver families, including unique maneuvers performed by only himself with a glider at air shows in North America..