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Chicago Air and Water show 2017 Schedule
        August 19 - 20, 2017

The 59th. Annual Chicago Air and Water Show
August 19-20, 2017 -- Both Days, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
North Ave. Beach -- FREE Admission

Chicago Air and Water Show - Headliners
• U.S. Navy Blue Angels
• U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights
• U.S. Navy Parachute Team Leap Frogs



Chicago Air and Water Show - Performers
• U.S. Navy Blue Angels
• U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights
• U.S. Navy Parachute Team Leap Frogs

• F-35 Heritage Flight
• A-10 Thunderbolt IIA-10 Thunderbolt II
• U.S.A.F. F-16 Fighting Falcon

• U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor
• AV-8B Harrier II
• C-130 Hercules

• P-51 Mustang
• U.S. Coast Guard HC-144A Ocean Sentry
• U.S. Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter



Chicago Air and Water Show - Performers (continued)
• AeroShell Aerobatic Team
• Aerostars
• Sean D. Tucker & Team Oracle

• Bill Stein Airshows
• American Airlines 787-8
• The Firebirds Delta Team

• Matt Chapman Airshows
• Susan Dacy in the Super Stearman Model 70
• Warbird Heritage Museum Foundation, A-4 Skyhawk Jet Tac Demo
• Chicago Fire Department Air / Sea Resue



Best Sightlines for Air & Water Show
• Show Center - North Avenue Beach
• The Lakefront from Oak Street Beach to Fullerton
• Ohio Street Beach

Did you know that the majority of planes flying in the show take off and land at the Gary Jet Center in Gary, Indiana while some of the military planes fly in from bases around the mid-west.





National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida
More than 150 beautifully restored aircraft representing the United States Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Aviation.


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