Attractions & Performers

USAF Thunderbirds

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The main attraction – the USAF Thunderbirds, renowned for precision and skill, will showcase the F-16 Fighting Falcon’s capabilities at the 2024 Charleston Airshow. Expect high-speed passes, tight formations, and thrilling maneuvers, highlighting the agility of the aircraft. As ambassadors of the U.S. Air Force, the Thunderbirds’ performance embodies national pride and professionalism, making it a must-see aerial spectacle.

USMC East Coast F-35B Demo Team

Renowned as one of the most advanced and versatile fighter jets globally, the F-35B will demonstrate unparalleled maneuverability and showcase the cutting-edge airpower capabilities of the United States Marine Corps. Piloted by some of the finest aviators from the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, this aircraft promises an awe-inspiring display that highlights the extraordinary potential of the F-35 Lightning II. Get ready for a thrilling experience as the F-35B takes center stage, embodying the pinnacle of modern aviation technology.

Red Bull Air Force

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Comprising elite athletes and skilled aviators, the Red Bull Air Force is renowned for its breathtaking aerobatic stunts and precision skydiving displays. Expect a dynamic and adrenaline-pumping performance as the team showcases a unique blend of aviation skill and extreme sports prowess. From mesmerizing aerial formations to thrilling parachute jumps, the Red Bull Air Force promises to deliver an unforgettable spectacle that combines innovation, excitement, and sheer daredevilry. Prepare to be amazed as this team takes to the skies, demonstrating the true artistry of flight at its most daring.

C-17 East Coast Demo Team

The C-17 East Coast Demo Team’s performance will not only highlight the aircraft’s robust capabilities but also pay tribute to the skill and dedication of the men and women of the U.S. Air Force. Be prepared for a compelling and educational experience as the team provides insight into the vital role the C-17 plays in military operations, emphasizing its significance in global airlift and strategic mobility. Don’t miss the opportunity to witness the power and grace of the C-17 Globemaster III in action at the airshow.

B-29 Superfortress Doc Bomber

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Prepare to be transported back in time with the breathtaking performance of the B-29 Superfortress Doc Bomber at the 2024 Charleston Airshow. Watch in awe as this iconic World War II aircraft takes to the skies, demonstrating its remarkable flight capabilities and historic significance. The Doc Bomber demonstration pays tribute to the ingenuity and bravery of the past while honoring the legacy of aviation excellence. Don’t miss this unforgettable showcase of history and power, showcasing the enduring spirit of flight.

C-47 & C-17 Heritage Flight

This unique demonstration unites the historic C-47 and the modern C-17 Globemaster III in a special formation, showcasing the evolution of military transport. Witness the seamless connection between past and present as these iconic aircraft fly together, paying tribute to their respective legacies and emphasizing the ongoing commitment to excellence in air mobility.

Wings of Blue Parachute Team

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Comprising elite members of the U.S. Air Force Academy’s parachute program, this team is known for its breathtaking aerial maneuvers and flawless parachute jumps. Watch in awe as the Wings of Blue showcase their expertise through mesmerizing formations and daring stunts, demonstrating the highest standards of military parachuting. With a commitment to excellence and a spirit of camaraderie, this parachute team promises to deliver a thrilling and visually stunning performance that adds an extra layer of excitement to the Airshow.

WarBird Thunder

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“Warbird Thunder Airshows provides a 12-minute airshow performance featuring the North American SNJ Texan, a former WWII Navy Advanced Training Aircraft. Two SNJs performing beautiful formation aerobatics offers a great spectator experience due to the aircraft’s large physical size, beautiful radial engine sound, and the fantastic smoke presentation. Warbird Thunder’s formation aerobatic routine is fast paced and entertaining. The two aircraft perform formation loops, aileron rolls, barrel rolls, and Cuban Eights but also separate bringing more excitement with opposing aerobatics before rejoining for the final maneuvers.”


Precision Exotics Supercars

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Use code “Freedom” during checkout for $100 off your purchase. Be sure to select “Charleston, SC” as the location.

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“Precision Exotics is a proud member of ICAS, the International Council of Air Shows. We travel to airshows across the country bringing our collection of exotic vehicles to the tarmac. We offer those attending the airshow a chance to test their skills behind the wheel of some of the most recognizable exotic cars in the world. Some performances may include car vs car or car vs plane in high speed runway races. Others may include a personnel transfer from car to plane and even showcase para jumpers landing in a moving car!”


Aircraft Display, Kids’ Zone, STEM Booths, and Local Food Vendors

Explore over 30 static aircraft on display, providing a close-up look at a diverse range of military and civilian planes. Bring the whole family to enjoy the Kids’ Zone, offering entertainment tailored for young aviation enthusiasts. Engage with the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics at the STEM Booths, where interactive exhibits bring the world of aviation to life. To satisfy your taste buds, indulge in delicious offerings from local food vendors, adding a culinary flair to your airshow adventure. With a perfect blend of aircraft exploration, family-friendly activities, educational opportunities, and culinary delights, the Charleston Airshow promises an unforgettable experience for attendees of all ages.

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