Thursday, October 15, 2015

31st Annual CAF “Wings Over Houston” Takes to the Sky, October 17th - 18th

When the month of October comes around, longtime residents know the skies in the area will be busy with air traffic, and different sounds will fill the air for one weekend. The 31st Annual Commemorative Air Force (CAF)  Wings over Houston Airshow will be held at Ellington Airport on Saturday, October 17, through Sunday, October 18.

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the Breitling Jet Team will headline this year’s military demonstrations. The Thunderbirds, a team of six (6) F-16 Falcon jets have not participated at Wings Over Houston since 2010. The Breitling Air Team, the largest professional civilian team from Europe performing in seven (7) L-39C Albatross jet aircraft, will be ending their first United States tour with their first appearance at this event.

Other highlights during the weekend will be static displays of military aircraft and vehicles, Legends & Heroes Tent, Kids Carnival Zone, NASA Driver to Explore exhibit, featuring distinguished veterans signing autographs and memorabilia; civilian demonstrations will be performed by the RE/Max Skydive Team, Radio-Controlled Aircraft Demos, and more. The crowd favorite “Tora! Tora! Tora!”, a World War II re-enactment will again be wowing the crowd.

For ticket information visit the event website; the show schedule can be found on the website. Airshow tips, reminders and helpful suggestions are also posted on the website.

The 2015 Airshow benefits the CAF Wings Over Houston Airshow Scholarship Program, Aviation Career Education Academy, Exchange Club of Sugar Land, Westchase Rotary Club and the Commemorative Air Force aircraft restoration and flying historical programs, in addition to numerous other nonprofit participating organizations

Brockway Realty maintains a Community Calendar on their website; check this calendar for events/activities in the area.

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By Pam Moore, Feature Blogger for Brockway Realty

Originally Posted on Brockway Realty LLC's Official Blog