MCAS Beaufort Air Show 2017 Schedule
April 29 - 30, 2017
Marine Corps Air Station, Geiger Blvd, Beaufort, SC
2017 MCAS Beaufort Air Show on April 29 - 30, 2017
General Parking - Parking will be available on a first come, first served basis.
There is no cost to the general public to attend the show.
See and enjoy a demonstration by the United States Naval Flight Demonstration Team, the Blue Angels.
MCAS Beaufort Air Show:
Promotes - Marine Corps and Navy recruiting efforts.
Demonstrates - full force and capabilities of the military.
Thanks - all members of the surrounding communities who support the men and women who serve this great nation and are stationed at the Air Station and in the Tri-Command area.
2017 Air Show Performers:
U.S. Navy Blue Angels
F-16 Fighting Falcon
Parris Island Marine Band
Scott "Scooter" Yoak
USMC AV-88 Harrier II
Douglas C-54E Skymaster “Spirit of Freedom”
Curtiss JN-4 “Jenny”
Military Vehicle and Equipment Display
Cessna O-2A Skymaster
Activities at Beaufort Air Show
Children ages 3-12 can enjoy over 20 bounce houses. Children 42” and taller can climb over 2 inflatable obstacle courses and whiz down 2 giant slides in the G-Force Area.
Admission is $10 per child. Open 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 pm. Parents must accompany their children at all times. Socks must be worn in the Kids' Zone. Socks will be available for purchase for $1 per pair in case you forget yours. Cash and credit cards are accepted.
A 20’ x 6’ mural will be placed near the Kids’ Zone.
Parents are encouraging to bring their children and let them color and draw on the mural. The finished mural will be given to Centex, as a special thank you gift for making this activity possible.
Activities at Beaufort Air Show - (continued)
You can take a ride in a UH-1H Huey and an AH-1F Cobra.
The Huey is a military helicopter powered by a single turboshaft engine with a two-bladed main rotor and tail rotor.
Designed to transport troops and its first combat operation was during the Vietnam War.
The AH-1F Cobra is a two-blade, single engine attack helicopter that was designed to escort transport helicopters safely to the landing zone.
Surplus AH-1 helicopters are used by the U.S. Forest Service to fight forest fires.
Ride - UH-1H Huey is $85 for 6-8 mins.
Ride - AH-1F Cobra is $350 for 8-10 mins or $550 for 12-15 mins.
If you get the opportunity visit the ....
National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida
More than 150 beautifully restored aircraft representing the United States Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Aviation.