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9th Annual Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach

Scheduled for May 26 and 27, 2012

Mar 9, 2012, 3:51 p.m.
US Army Golden Knights

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US Navy Blue Angels

Bethpage Federal Credit Union and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, are very pleased to announce that the United States Navy Blue Angels military jet team will headline the 9th Annual Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach taking place on Saturday, May 26, 2012 and Sunday, May 27, 2012. To date, the following world-class performers are scheduled to perform at this year’s show:

Military performers confirmed to date include: United States Navy Blue Angels, Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds, United States Army Golden Knights Parachute Team, The United States Navy F18 Super Hornet, 106th New York Air National Guard Rescue Demo Wing HC-130/HH-60 and a special appearance of the U.S. Air Force’s F-22 Raptor air superiority fighter.

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Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds

Civilian performers confirmed to date include: American Airpower Museum Warbirds, GEICO Skytypers, Sean D. Tucker – Team Oracle, Lt. Col. John Klatt – National Guard Reserve, World Renowned Sports Aviator Mike Goulian, Matt Chapman, David Windmiller, and Ed Hamill, who will fly the Bethpage Bi-Plane.

The Bethpage Air Show will be held Memorial Day weekend 2012 at Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh, NY, on Saturday, May 26, 2012 and Sunday, May 27, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.. The Air Show is free to the public, but the standard $10 vehicle use fee will be collected each day upon entry to the State Park. For 2012 NYS Empire Passport holders, there is no vehicle use fee charge.

For $65, the Empire Passport permits unlimited vehicle access to most facilities operated by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Empire Passports are available for purchase at any Long Island State Park and can be utilized immediately and are effective until March 31, 2013 to enjoy the forests, the seashores and the lakefronts of New York State’s parks through all of New York’s beautiful seasons!

For up-to-date information about this year’s show, please visit HERE or contact the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Regional Office, Recreation Department at 631-321-3510.