U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds


The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the 2018 Melbourne Air & Space Show sponsored by Northrop Grumman, March 24-25, 2018 at Melbourne International Airport.  The show has moved one week later than originally planned to coincide with an update to the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds 2018 Show Season Schedule, which will now kick off… View Article

Shockwave Jet Truck


Shockwave Jet Truck will perform for the first time at the Melbourne Air and Space Show on March 24-25 at the Orlando Melbourne International Airport.   Shockwave is a custom-built one-of-a-kind jet truck equipped with three J34-48 Pratt & Whitney jet engines. Together these three jet engines have 36,000 horsepower, generate 21,000 lbs of thrust… View Article

B-17 Flying Fortress


The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress from the movie “Memphis Belle” is a four-engine heavy bomber developed in the 1930s for the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC). The Belle is 74 feet long, with a wingspan of 103 feet. It was capable of hauling 4,800 pounds of bombs, and took 10 crewmen to operate, six… 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

P-51 Mustang Demo


The Melbourne Air & Space Show will feature a P-51 Mustang Demo by Scott “Scooter” Yoak in “Quicksilver” showcasing the incredible maneuverability and that unmistakeable sound that made this World War II era fighter the legend of it’s time. Even today, the P-51 Mustang is an air show favorite.   The North American Aviation P-51… 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