CULPEPER, VA, May 24, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Anticipation is building for the 15th annual Culpeper Air Fest which will be held on October 11th, 2014 at Culpeper Regional Airport. This free event will thrill spectators with performances by historic warbirds, vintage aircraft, aerobatic performances and headlined by the world's ONLY civilian-owned-and-operated Sea Harrier jump jet, which can take off and land like a helicopter yet flies at near-supersonic speeds.
Other performers include the Flying Circus, B-25 Mitchell Bomber "Panchito", T-28 Trojan Horseman demo and introducing Jason Flood and his Modified Pitts S-1S; the RED GHOST.
On the ground, spectators will be able to explore fascinating aircraft displays, meet pilots and crewmembers, and experience attractions and exhibits designed to entertain and inspire the young and young-at-heart.
"Culpeper Air Fest is a fun, family-friendly and community-oriented event with something for everyone. We can't wait to open our doors to our neighbors and inspire the next generation of aerospace professionals," says Mike Dale, Culpeper Air Fest Chairman.
In addition to Saturday's activities, the Air Fest will serve as a home base on Friday- October 10th for the ground-breaking Potomac Flight, a unique flyover of Washington D.C.'s greatest landmarks. For more information on your opportunity to participate in this once in a lifetime event please call 703-431-9611 or email PotomacFlight@CulpeperAirFest.com.
Air Fest gates open October 11th at 8:00AM. Be sure to check the Culpeper Air Fest website (www.culpeperairfest.com) regularly for updated news and attractions. Fans can follow the Air Fest on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (#CulpeperAirFest).
About Culpeper Air Fest
The Culpeper Air Fest is produced by the Culpeper Air Fest Foundation - a 501c(3) non-profit charitable organization chartered to promote aviation education, awareness and support in Culpeper. It is our goal to help you celebrate with us a great aviation heritage and experience. The show is locally produced, free to the public and draws top performers from around the nation.
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