Chicago Air & Water Show 2023

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Chicago Air & Water Show 2023

Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Tue Dec 07, 2021 9:06 pm

Chicago Air & Water Show 2023
August 19th - 20th
Chicago, Illinois
https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/d ... rshow.html

Featuring
- USAF Thunderbirds
- US Army Golden Knights
- USAF F-16 Fighting Falcon Demo
- USAF Heritage Flight [F-16 Fighting Falcon and P-51 Mustang]
- US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet Demo
- US Navy Legacy Flight [F/A-18 Super Hornet, A-4 Skyhawk and F4U Corsair]
- USAF C-17 Globemaster III Demo
- USAF A-10 Thunderbolt II 4-Ship Flybys
- USAF KC-135 Stratotanker Flybys
- USCG MH-65 Dolphin Search and Rescue Demo
- Susan Dacy [Super Stearman]
- Rob Holland [MXS-RH]
- Bill Stein [Edge 540]
- Kevin Coleman [Extra 300SHP]
- Chicago Fire Department Air/Sea Rescue Demo
- Chicago Police Department Helicopter Demo
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Wed Jan 11, 2023 6:31 pm

Latest Addition
- Susan Dacy and the 'Big Red' Super Stearman

https://www.dacyairshows.com/upcoming-events.html
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 12:07 am

Latest Addition
- US Army Golden Knights Parachute Team
https://www.goarmy.com/events/golden-kn ... dules.html
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Fri Feb 03, 2023 6:41 pm

Latest Addition
- Rob Holland [MXS-RH]

https://www.ultimateairshows.com/copy-of-schedule
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Sat Feb 04, 2023 8:21 pm

Latest Addition
- Ed Hamill [Pitts S2C]
https://www.edhamill.com/upcoming-shows/
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Sat Feb 25, 2023 1:25 am

Latest Addition
- Bill Stein [Edge 540]

https://billsteinairshows.com/schedule/
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Post by Nate_Burrows » Sun Apr 09, 2023 12:01 pm

F/A-18 Super Hornet East Coast Demo Team has been added.
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Fri Apr 14, 2023 5:35 pm

Latest Addition
- USAF C-17 Globemaster III East Coast Demo Team
viewtopic.php?p=39469#p39469
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Post by RAPTOR-72 » Tue Jul 18, 2023 3:13 pm

This is one of the weakest lineups I've seen for Chicago in years. No Raptor or F-35 is pretty disappointing, but I am looking forward to the Viper demo.
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Post by kalamazookid » Tue Jul 18, 2023 10:26 pm

Wonder if there's any chance of flares with the F-16 demo since it's over water. That could get me to make the drive.
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