Bethpage Federal Credit Union and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced that the U.S. Navy Blue Angels military jet team will headline the ninth annual Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh, N.Y., on Memorial Day Weekend.
The following military performers confirmed to perform at this year’s show include U.S. Navy Blue Angels, Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds, U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team, U.S. Navy F18 Super Hornet and 106th New York Air National Guard Rescue Demo Wing HC-130/HH-60.
The civilian performers confirmed include American Airpower Museum Warbirds, GEICO Skytypers, Sean D. Tucker – Team Oracle, Lt. Col. John Klatt – National Guard Reserve, world renowned sports aviators Mike Goulian, Matt Chapman, David Windmiller and Ed Hamill, who will fly the Bethpage Bi-Plane.
“We are pleased that the United States Navy Blue Angels have committed to perform again at this year’s Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach,” said Rose Harvey, commissioner, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. “Memorial Day Weekend is an important time to honor women and men of our country’s military both past and present, and with all of the scheduled performers, it looks like this year’s show will be spectacular.”