Look – up in the sky! It’s the U.S. Navy Blue Angels at Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Oct. 28-29



Look – up in the sky! It’s the U.S. Navy Blue Angels at Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Oct. 28-29

World-class air show also includes aviation festival and activities on the ground


FORT WORTH, TEXAS (Oct. 16, 2017) — The U.S. Navy Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron and the U.S. Air Force F-16 Viper Demonstration Team will soar through North Texas skies at the Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Oct. 28-29. General admission is free and parking discounts are available now at www.allianceairshow.com. Gates open at 9 a.m. and performances begin around 11 a.m. both days.


This world-class air show, known as one of the best in the nation, also includes the Bell 412, Trojan Phlyers, David Martin, Cavanaugh Flight Museum, Sean D. Tucker, U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight, Bob Carlton, Michael Goulian, Gene Soucy and Wing Walker Teresa Stokes, Patriot Parachute Team, Rob Holland and Shockwave Jet Truck.


“Our theme, ‘A Tradition for the Future,’ showcases the area’s rich aviation heritage, its deep roots in the aerospace and aviation industry and the industry’s future in North Texas,” said Tom Harris, president of Alliance Air Productions, producer of the event and a nonprofit organization, a Hillwood Development Company. “With more than 120,000 attendees expected, this is one of the biggest community events in North Texas and features a spectacular lineup of performances and entertainment for the entire family.”


In addition to dynamic performances in the sky, the air show is an aviation festival with many activities to enjoy on the ground. See a variety of static and historical displays, the STEM Discovery Zone powered by Lockheed Martin, the two Cook Children’s Urgent Care Alliance Kid Zones with the world’s largest inflatable slide plus a variety of aviation-themed inflatables.


Proceeds from the air show benefit both local nonprofit organizations and local school district STEM programs. Since 2006, Alliance Air Productions has distributed about $620,000 to more than 60 nonprofit organizations.



11 a.m.

·         National Anthem

·         Bell 412

·         Gene Soucy

·         Trojan Phlyers

·         David Martin

·         Cavanaugh Flight Museum


1 p.m.

·         Sean D. Tucker

·         U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight

·         F-16 Viper Demo Team

·         Bob Carlton

·         Michael Goulian

·         Gene Soucy and Wing Walker Teresa Stokes

·         Patriot Parachute Team

·         Rob Holland

·         Shockwave Jet Truck

·         U.S. Navy Blue Angels


* Aircraft performers and times subject to change.



The Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Alliance Air Show logo, U.S. Navy Blue Angels photos, b-roll and fact sheet and performer photos can be found at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/icruy3r215cg1wu/AADgu6_ikxf1umJsIsDtxjZna?dl=0



The Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Alliance Air Show, themed “A Tradition for the Future,” is one of the largest, longest-running and most successful civilian air shows in the nation. An all-encompassing community event that attracts more than 120,000 attendees annually, the air show showcases our nation’s armed forces; Dallas-Fort Worth’s important aerospace and aviation industries; education and workforce development programs across the region; and the very best in family entertainment. Alliance Air Productions, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization and producer of the air show, is a subsidiary of Hillwood Properties, the developer of the 18,000-acre AllianceTexas project that is home to Fort Worth Alliance Airport. Since 2006, about $620,000 has been distributed to more than 60 nonprofit organizations, including more than $200,000 to beneficiaries such as Carry the Load, USO of Dallas/Fort Worth and Hope for the Brave. For information, see www.allianceairshow.com.