U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds


The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the 2017 Melbourne Air & Space Show sponsored by Northrop Grumman, April 1-2, 2017 at Melbourne International Airport.   The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, known to all the world as the “Thunderbirds” are the Air Force’s Ambassadors in Blue. They represent the 500,000 men and women… View Article

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter


The Melbourne Air and Space Show will feature the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter in a special Heritage Flight showcasing the past and future of Air Force technology. The Heritage Flight formation will consist of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter and a P-51 Mustang.   The F-35 Lightning II, also known as the Joint… View Article

Flight Line Club VIP


Thousands of spectators see the air show from the crowd line, but far less get to experience it without the crowd.  Join the experienced spectators in the ultimate Air Show VIP viewing spot, the Flight Line Club!  Be one of the few to enjoy this VIP experience on the flight line directly at show center…. View Article

F-18 Super Hornet Demo


Super Hornet Demo!  The 2017 Melbourne Air and Space Show will feature a full capabilities demonstration of the Navy F-18F Super Hornet, also known as the “Rhino”, April 1-2 at Melbourne International Airport.   The Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet is a twin-engine fighter aircraft based on the original McDonnell Douglas F-18 Hornet also known as the “Legacy… View Article

Patrouille de France


The French Air Force Patrouille de France jet demonstration team will perform at the 2017 Melbourne Air and Space Show sponsored by Northrop Grumman, April 1-2, 2017 at the Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Florida! It is the first time in over 30 years that the Patrouille de France will perform in the United States  … View Article

Harrier Demo


The Sea Harrier, known as the “SHAR” is a single-engine, single-seat Vertical, Short, Takeoff and Landing (VSTOL) fighter, designed specifically for service with the British Royal Navy and operations aboard ship.  The U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier that is still in service today is based on the RAF Sea Harrier and closely mirrors the design…. View Article

Photo Pit


The Photo Pit offers an incredible spot right in front of the airboss stand to get that perfect shot. The Photo Pit is forward of the crowd line offering a totally unobstructed view of the full aerobatic box! Perfect for seasoned or amateur photographers, the Photo Pit allows you to get close-up shots all day… View Article

U.S. SOCOM Para-Commandos


The United States Special Operations Command (U.S. SOCOM) Parachute Team, called the Para-Commandos, is composed of volunteers from the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and U.S. government civilians who are assigned to Special Operations Command. They are selected for the team after a rigorous training program. They participate with the U.S. SOCOM Parachute… View Article