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SEPTEMBER 2-4, 2017 • WILLOW RUN AIRPORT • YPSILANTI, MI
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AIRCRAFT & ATTRACTIONS

UNITED STATES NAVY BLUE ANGELS

The Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy's Flight demonstration team, began in 1946 near the end of World War II because of a desire to keep the public interested in Naval Aviation. In June 1946, the Blue Angels performed for the first time at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, FL.

UNITED STATES NAVY C-130 "FAT ALBERT"

Almost as well known to Blue Angels fans, as the blue and gold F/A-18 is the team's support aircraft -- the C-130 "Fat Albert." The C-130 is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built by Lockheed and a workhorse of the military of dozens of nations.

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AIRCRAFT RIDES

Whether it's in our B-17 "Yankee Lady", B-25 "Yankee Warrior", C-47 or WACO Biplane; you can book a ride in any of the Yankee Air Museum's historic flyable aircraft and experience what it was like to be a military pilot!

WWII BATTLES

Thunder Over Michigan is home to the world’s largest air and ground battle reenactment. More than 250 re-enactors in authentic military uniforms bring to life the sights, sounds and smells of warfare. . With restored vintage aircraft, tanks, half-tracks and other equipment, the performance truly makes history come to life.

USAF C-17 Globemaster III

The C-17 Globemaster III is the newest, most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid, strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area.

SHELTONS IN THE 450HP SUPER STEARMAN

Greg Shelton’s 1943 Super Stearman first served with the U.S. Navy as an N2S-3, serving as a primary trainer during World War II. It was later converted to a 450 HP crop duster in 1949. In 1985, it was transformed into the colorful and entertaining Super Stearman that you see today.

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