Wednesday, August 31, 2016 will bring a spectacular aerial display of aerobatic performances, additional military aircraft on ground display, as well as local performers and other surprises. Catch that perfect photo as the aircraft take off from the runway directly in front of you, collect performer autographs throughout the day and help pack a parachute. There is something for every member of the family!
This show delivers affordable fun family-friendly entertainment for all. So bring a lawn chair, and claim your spot front-row-centre, right on the tarmac in the heart of the action.
The Charity Airshow is unique for not having an admission fee, but donations accepted upon entry support local Children’s Charities. Parking is $15.00
Dinner with the Pilots Fundraising Event
Join us Tuesday, August 30th for a unique and exciting fundraising dinner with the performers. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to get up close and personal with the pilots and their crews and you dine inside an airport hangar, with the sunset and aircraft as your backdrop. Come early for a chance to step inside the 53-foot RISE ABOVE Mobile Theatre and watch a video on a 160-degree panoramic screen showcasing the history of the Tuskegee Airmen — America’s first black military pilots. Put yourself in the cockpit of a P-51C Mustang, the same aircraft that will be flying in the show the next day.
Tickets: $90/ticket (partial charitable receipt issued with information completed on ticket)
Location: Brant Aero Hangar, Brantford Municipal Airport
Buffet Dinner: 7pm
Call 519-756-2991 to purchase dinner tickets
Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit (Tuesday, August 30, 1-3pm; Brantford Airport; Free admittance)
On Tuesday, August 30th, the air show is thrilled to present a very special exhibit — RISE ABOVE— a 53-foot trailer showcasing the history and inspiring story of the Tuskegee Airmen — America’s first black military pilots. These courageous and determined group of men have been honoured through two Hollywood movies, including Red Tails (2012) starring Cuba Gooding Jr. and Laurence Fishburne. Everyone is welcome inside to watch a video of their legacy. (Please note, admittance is on a first-come, first-served basis)