|The USAF Thunderbirds
Returning for their second show in the Carson Valley, but with one big difference.....they will be based at the airport! You will be able to see the aircraft on the ground, and watch their ground show as well as their airshow!
|The US Army Golden Knights
The Golden Knights are one of only three Department of Defense-sanctioned aerial demonstration teams, along with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. The team is composed of approximately 95 men and women, which includes four parachute units, an aviation unit and a headquarters. The demonstration teams, which use five dedicated aircraft, perform at more than 100 events per year. The tandem section is known for taking Soldiers, celebrities and heads of state on jumps, and the competition section focuses on winning national and international skydiving events.
The Golden Knights will be jumping in to the 2017 Aviation Roundup air show.
|The US Navy Tac Demo Team
Also returning for their second visit to the Aviation Roundup, the Navy Tac Demo team will demonstrate both their skill, and the abilities of the F-18 Super Hornet!
Rob Holland is one of the premier airshow performers and competition pilots in the world today. His 19 international competition medals place him in an elite group of competitors.
Rob will be bringing that airshow and aerobatic expertise to the Aviation Roundup in his MXS-RH.!
|Greg Koontz & the Alabama Boys
Greg Koontz will demonstrate the "world's smallest airport" as he lands his Piper Cub on a moving pickup truck! Greg is also making his second appearance at the Aviation Roundup.
|Wild Blue Rodeo
Wild Blue Rodeo is Wild Blue's air show. He's the little RV-8A that wants to be a fighter jet during the day, and a police car at night. Wild Blue will be performing for us at the 2017 Aviation Roundup Airshow!
When most people turn 50, they figure it’s time to relax and settle into neutral while coasting toward retirement. When Jacquie turned 50, she launched her solo aerobatic career. Jacquie finally quit the humdrum of a white collar profession and realized her dream as an air show performer, becoming the first female pilot to enter this business at the age of 50. Jacquie will be performing at the 2017 Aviation Roundup in her Extra 300.
Bob is one of the most versatile airshow performers in North America. He began flying airshows in his Salto sailplane, and over the years has continued to add innovative performances such as barnstormin' biplane aerobatics, helicopter sailplane tow, night aerobatics with strobes & pyro and the world's only twin jet sailplane.
|Smoke N Thunder
Smoke N Thunder will wow the crowd with their jet engine powered truck. Maybe we will just have to set up a race between him and an airplane to see who's faster!!!