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NAS Patuxent River to host 2018 Pax River Air Expo June 2, 3


04/27/18 12:00 AM

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. –  NAS Patuxent River announces the Pax River Air Expo 2018. The two-day show is scheduled for June 2-3, 2018 and will be free and open to the public. Gates open at 8 a.m. and performances begin at 11 a.m.

Leading the pack of first-class performers at this year’s Pax River Air Expo are the world-famous Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy’s flight demonstration squadron. The mission of the Blue Angels is to showcase the pride and professionalism of the United States Navy and Marine Corps by inspiring a culture of excellence and service to country through flight demonstrations and community outreach.

Many other exciting, high-caliber performers will also entertain at the Pax River Air Expo. Scheduled to perform is National Aviation Hall of Famer Patty Wagstaff; Neal Darnell’s “Shockwave” Jet Truck; The World Famous Geico Skytypers; “Class of ‘45” P-51 Mustang pilot Scott "Scooter" Yoak and F-4U Corsair pilot Jim "Torc" Tobul; L-39 pilots Mark “Crunchy” Burgess and Bill “Pirate” Mills of the Warrior Flight Team;  Eric Nelson of the Precision Exotics Ferrari and Lamborghini racing team, Carol Pilon of Third Strike Wingwalking; Tora! Tora! Tora! Bomb Squad pyrotechnics; Art Nalls and the world’s only civilian-owned Harrier; and aerobatic pilot and motorcycle racer Elias Corey of Suzuki Competition Flight.

Other attractions include the MWR Kids Zone, static displays, and more.

More detailed information on the acts and how to purchase tickets for covered and uncovered seating is available at