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        Aircraft: FLS Microjet

        Engine: Quantum Turbine System

        Wing Span: 17'

        Length: 13'

        Maximum Speed:  320mph

Justin Lewis

Born in Texas and raised in Virginia, Justin started flying at age 14, and received his pilot’s license at 17. In 1999, he graduated from the University of North Dakota with a B.S. in Aeronautical Studies, a Multi-Engine Commercial Pilot Certificate, and a Flight Instructor Certificate.After nearly 11 years of years of Active Duty in the United States Navy, Justin continued to teach in the T-45 as a Naval Reservist until joining the Arkansas Air National Guard in 2011. Today, Justin’s a certified Airline Transport Pilot and currently flying the A-10C as a “Traditional Guardsman.”


        Aircraft: Great Lakes Biplane

        Engine: 180HP Lycoming

        Wing Span: 30'

        Length: 25'

        Maximum Speed:  155 mph

Paul Fiala

Paul Fiala flew his first solo in 1953, and from then on worked as a military, commercial and private pilot. In 1980, he bought a “Red Great Lakes” biplane and spent the next two years learning to fly aerobatics. He flew his first airshow in Corpus Christi in 1982, and has performed in more than 200 airshows over the past 30 years.

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        Aircraft: Pitts Special


        Wing Span:  20'

        Length: 18' 9"

        Maximum Speed:

Chet Kuhn

Chet grew up in an aviation family, and started flying airplanes from his dad’s lap before he could walk. After earning both his private pilot and helicopter license at the young age of 17, he continued on to pursue his dream of aerobatic flight . Chet was introduced to the world of aerobatics in 2011 and several months later won the National Aerobatics Championship in the sportsman class. Since then he has continued his love of inverted flight and now performs airshows is both his Wolf Pitts as well as the PT-17 Stearman.

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        Aircraft:  Mig 17

        Engine: VK-1F

        Wing Span: 32'

        Length: 37'

        Maximum Speed:  715mph

Randy Ball

As a youngster Randy’s father took him flying occasionally, and he spent countless hours with one of his heroes, his Great Uncle Gilbert Ball, who flew 56 missions over Europe flying the B-17 Flying Fortress. Even before college, Randy knew he wanted to fly. By the time he was 13 years old, he had already taken off and landed a plane with his father and soloed at the age of 18. Randy volunteered to work in his first air show in 1982 and flew in his first air show more than 26 years ago. He now performs throughout North America, from Canada to Mexico. Randy is the only Jet Demo pilot (military or civilian) to be granted both a day and night unlimited aerobatic rating in jet fighters by the FAA. He has flown over 42 different types of aircraft, manufactured in nine countries.

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Aaron Taylor


Beth Jenkins

B-25 "Devil Dog"

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Other Acts/Aircraft Scheduled to Appear:


Mark Allen : P-40

Cowden Ward: P-51 "Pecos Bill"

A-26 "3 Wars"

T-50 "Bamboo Bomber"

Mike Burke: P-51

Craig Hutain (Centex Wing): P-39

Mike Burke: Zero

Mitch Hughston: AT-6

Stearman PT-17

Fairchild PT-26

Ryan PT-22

Fleet Finch

L-4 Piper

L-2 Taylorcraft

US Air Force: TBD

US Navy: TBD

US Army: TBD

Acts subject to change.


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