Spring Air Show Returns To Dalton, GA After A Hiatus Of More Than 30 Years | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne Unlimited-

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI-

Airborne Unlimited-

AMA Drone Report-

Airborne Unlimited-

Airborne On ANN

Airborne Unlimited--12.09.19

Airborne UnManned--12.10.19

Airborne Unlimited--12.11.19

AMA Drone Report--12.12.19

Airborne Unlimited--12.13.19


Airborne Unlimited--12.09.19

Airborne UnManned--12.10.19

Airborne Unlimited--12.11.19

AMA Drone Report--12.12.19

Airborne Unlimited--12.13.19

Wed, Nov 27, 2019

Spring Air Show Returns To Dalton, GA After A Hiatus Of More Than 30 Years

Wings Over Dalton Planned For May 9-10, 2020

In conjunction with the City of Dalton, GA; JLC Air Show Management will host the first air show in Dalton, GA in more than three decades. The Inaugural Wings Over Dalton GA will take place on May 9-10, 2020 at the Dalton Municipal Airport.

“The City of Dalton is delighted and proud to be bringing an airshow of this magnitude to the Dalton Municipal Airport in what will be our 75th year of operations at Jolly Field,” said Andrew Wiersma, Dalton Municipal Airport Manager. “We haven’t had an airshow in Dalton since the 1980s and many of our citizens who attended those shows as kids, will now have the opportunity to bring their kids to this show. This is monumental. It’s an experience that will stick with many people for a lifetime.”

“We began discussions with airport and local officials in anticipation of hosting an air show. It is our collective goal to bring the top talent the aviation industry has to offer,” said John Cowman, JLC AirShow Management President. “We couldn’t be more excited about the opportunity to host this event in the carpet capital of the world. We look forward to hosting a lineup of world-class military and civilian performers."

One of the top features for the air show weekend is the Tora, Tora, Tora Demonstration Team’s recreation of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Eight to ten WWII-era aircraft accompanied by more than 60 pyrotechnics effects create a virtual reenactment of the infamous invasion of Dec. 7, 1941. The multi-sensory demonstration includes the nostalgic roar of the radial engines flying overhead as special ground effects simulate explosions from bombing and strafing runs as smoke and fire fill the air.

World-Class performers include six-time member of the U.S. Aerobatic Team, Patty Wagstaff (pictured, below). Patty has won gold, silver, and bronze medals in Olympic-level international aerobatic competitions. Her breathtaking performances give airshow spectators an up-close view of the precision and complexity of modern, unlimited hard-core aerobatics.

Veteran air show pilot Buck Roetman’s bright yellow modified Pitts S2S is well known among airshow regulars. Buck has more than 35 years of experience at the stick and has flown more than 105 types of airplanes, from Cubs to corporate jets, racking up more than 13,500 hours of flight time. When he’s not thrilling airshow audiences he specializes in aircraft acquisition, fabrication and export as the owner of Wild Horse Aviation.

Dash Aerosports and air race champion pilot Scott Farnsworth will push his L-39 Albatross to the limit to showcase the aerodynamic capabilities and speed of the foreign military training jet. Farnsworth will take a break from the air racing circuit to perform in the skies over northwest Georgia. His prowess as a championship racer seamlessly translates into an air show demonstration packed with high speed passes, turns, and aerobatics. His single-engine aircraft can reach speeds exceeding 550 mph with a rate of climb of 4,130 ft/min.

The complete performer line-up including military jet and parachute jumper demonstration teams will be announced in December during the annual International Council Air Shows (ICAS) convention in Las Vegas. Discounted Advance Tickets, Sponsorship, and Vendor, Exhibitor information is available now at WingsOverDaltonGA.com. Those seeking the most up-to-date information for the Wings Over Dalton GA Air Show should also follow the event’s Facebook page for current announcements and show information.

(Source: Wings over Dalton news release. Images from Facebook and from file)

FMI: www.wingsoverdaltonga.com


More News

Garmin Announces Approval Of Diversity Transponders

GTX 335D And GTX 345D Approved By FAA, EASA And TCCA Garmin has received FAA STC approval, in conjunction with European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Transport Canada Civil Avi>[...]

Airborne 12.11.19: Granley's Airshow Record, Global Spitfire, AirVenture

Also: Tuskegee Airman's 100th, Blue Angels Update, Piper Aircraft, SpaceX In-Flight Abort Test Walking the floor of the International Council Of Airshows convention is fun stuff...>[...]

AMA Drone Report 12.12.19: A.I. Robotic Racing, Drones v Dogs, Dronestrike Claim

Also: Recreational Drone Flying Aeronautical Test, Drone Poll, OSU Drone Project, AF Academy UAS Center Lockheed Martin and The Drone Racing League have announced the winning Alpha>[...]

Airborne-Unmanned 12.10.19: EHang In-City Demo, ISO Standards, DroneStrike?

Also: Drone Aviation-ComSovereign, Public Safety UAS Training, Disaster Management, NCDOT Drone Program EHang has announced its strategic partnership with property developer Heli C>[...]

Airborne 12.13.19: Snowbirds AirVenture-Bound, DeLand Showcase 2020, ePlane Flt

Also: First Modified Osprey, Sunken F4F Wildcat Found, Rebuilding Monmouth IL Airport, Boeing Fine The Canadian Forces Snowbirds will make AirVenture a part of its 50th year perfor>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus





© 2007 - 2019 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC