2019 USAF F-22 Raptor Demonstration Schedule

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2019 USAF F-22 Raptor Demonstration Schedule

Post by Airshow4444 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:52 pm

ACC Aerial Events has released the 2019 F-22 Raptor Demo Team schedule!

Schedules often change during the year – while we try to keep this post updated, you can also check out our airshow calendar to view the latest list of airshows and aviation events, plus major performer schedules in one place!

http://airshowstuff.com/v4/2018/usaf-f- ... -released/

2019 US Air Force F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team Appearance Schedule

March 23-24: Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona Air and Space Expo - Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ
March 30-31: Wings Over Solano - Travis AFB, CA

April 27-28: MCAS Beaufort Airshow - MCAS Beaufort, SC

May 4-5: Ford Lauderdale Airshow - Fort Lauderdale, FL

June 6: D-Day Celebration - Bedford, VA (Heritage Flight Only)
June 15-16: Wings Over Whiteman - Whiteman AFB, MO
June 22: Inland Northwest Skyfest 2019 - Fairchild AFB, WA
June 29-30: National Cherry Festival Airshow - Traverse City, MI

July 4-6: Battle Creek Field of Flight Airshow and Balloon Festival - Battle Creek, MI
July 4: Parade Flyover - Racine, WI (One Heritage Flight Pass Only)
July 6: American Freedom Festival - Goshen, IN (Heritage Flight Only)
July 13: Eielson Airshow - Eielson AFB, AK
July 22-28: EAA AirVenture 2019 - Oshkosh, WI
July 27-28: Milwaukee Air and Water Show - Milwaukee, WI (Heritage Flight Only)

August 17-18: Chicago Air and Water Show - Chicago, IL
August 24-25: Rochester International Airshow - Rochester, NY

September 7-8: Spirit of St. Louis Airshow and STEM Expo - Chesterfield, MO
September 14-15: Dover AFB Open House - Dover AFB, DE
September 21-22: Southern Colorado Regional Airshow - Colorado Springs, CO
September 28-29: Robins AFB Airshow - Robins AFB (Warner-Robins), GA

October 19-20: Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Alliance Airshow - Fort Worth, TX

November 2-3: Thunder Over South Georgia - Moody AFB, GA
November 15-17: Aviation Nation Air and Space Expo - Nellis, AFB, NV

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Post by jpujol » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:13 pm

Not many F-22 shows in Northeast. (Most of the ACC schedules lack Northeast shows.)

Looks like I will only see them this year at Dover.

Hope the Dover show is on the base like in 2017 and not at the Museum as in the past.

I like to see the F-22 Team ground show.

Last year I saw the F-22 Demo at 4 different shows.
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Post by Star8383 » Wed Dec 26, 2018 4:52 pm

The Racine, Wi will be a Heritage flyover (1 pass) for a parade. The time is still TBD, but it appears that a flyover will occur around 1030AM.

We are attempting to put together an air show on july 4th before the fireworks. Although 2019 seems like a long shot, we are going to try and attempt to pull it off. Last year we had some local pilots flying their planes and a flyover from the 128th ANG KC135 and 115th ANG F16S.
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Post by RyanS » Wed Dec 26, 2018 11:39 pm

Star8383 wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 4:52 pm
The Racine, Wi will be a Heritage flyover (1 pass) for a parade. The time is still TBD, but it appears that a flyover will occur around 1030AM.

We are attempting to put together an air show on july 4th before the fireworks. Although 2019 seems like a long shot, we are going to try and attempt to pull it off. Last year we had some local pilots flying their planes and a flyover from the 128th ANG KC135 and 115th ANG F16S.
Solid intel! I'll change it to a parade flyover on the list and calendar. Best of luck getting it going! Make sure to start a thread for it if you do, we can add it to the calendar also.
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Post by gonzo » Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:26 pm

We are hoping they will add a few stops in Canada this year.
Saw them put on an incredible aerial performance in 2017 - Quinte International Airshow at CFB Trenton, ON
They were the fans favourite, leaving our beloved RCAF Snowbirds in second place.
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Post by AvgeekJoe » Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:23 am

jpujol wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:13 pm
Not many F-22 shows in Northeast. (Most of the ACC schedules lack Northeast shows.)

Looks like I will only see them this year at Dover.

Hope the Dover show is on the base like in 2017 and not at the Museum as in the past.

I like to see the F-22 Team ground show.

Last year I saw the F-22 Demo at 4 different shows.
Four? Lucky you! I'm lucky if I get one Saturday a year to see the Raptor. Any particular advice on capturing the ground show?
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Post by jpujol » Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:00 pm

To see the F-22 Demo Team ground show, you have to be in front of the 2 jets.

The jets have to be at the crowd line.

I love to see "Loco" and the 2 crew chiefs do their show.

"Loco" puts on the flight equipment, salutes and shakes hands with the 2 crew chiefs, climbs the ladder, puts on helmet and starts the Raptor.

The 2 crew chiefs do all the checks and then the Raptor leaves for the show.
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