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

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

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