Thu, Jul 10, 2008
Blue Angels, Mike Goulian To Perform At Second Annual
Framed by the backdrop of famous launch facilities, aerospace,
aviation and astronauts will take to the skies for the second
annual Space & Air Show at Kennedy Space Center featuring the
Blue Angels November 8-9, 2008.
On the heels of the successful US Air Force Thunderbirds
performance of 2007, the 2008 show will include an expanded roster
of aviation stars. Newly announced aerobatic acts scheduled to
perform include Mike Goulian, sponsored by Castrol Oil and the Air
Force Reserve Biplane Show. Also performing are the U.S. Navy Super
Hornet Demo Team, the 920th Rescue Wing, US Navy F/A-18 Super
Hornet, the F-16 Viper East Demonstration and the A-10 Warthog.
Mike Goulian, sponsored by Castrol Oil, will perform in his
custom-built Extra 300SHP. The Air Force Reserve Biplane Show will
feature Ed Hamill telling his story, "Living the Dream," in a
performance taking viewers back in time through the last century of
The 920th Rescue Wing will demonstrate a daring water rescue of
a downed astronaut from a Space Shuttle bailout with pararescueman
hoisted from helicopters. Other military performances include the
F/A-18 Hornet, the nation's first true strike-fighter capable
aircraft, and the A-10 Warthog, the first US Air Force aircraft
designed exclusively for close air support. Other flight
demonstrations and performances are being added to the schedule and
will be announced at a later date.
"This exciting event will bring some of the best pilots in the
world to perform in the skies above Kennedy Space Center," said
Daniel LeBlanc, Chief Operating Officer, Kennedy Space Center
Visitor Complex. "It is truly a unique setting to display the best
of aviation at the home of America's space program."
Tickets for the Space & Air Show at Kennedy Space Center are
available online, or by calling 321-449-4400 with special savings
for advance purchase.
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