Vectren Dayton Air Show takes off this weekend


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    DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - It's one of county's premier air shows, and this weekend, the 43rd annual Vectren Dayton Air Show is taking off.

    The show will be headlined this year by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and will feature nine other flying acts with more than 50 other aircraft on display.

    • B-52 Straofortress
    • KC-10 Extender
    • C-17 Globemaster III
    • KC-135 Stratotanker
    • F-15 Eagle
    • F-16 Fighting Falcon
    • F-16 Fighting Falcon Red Tail
    • T-38 Talon
    • T-1 Jayhawk
    • Orbis MD Flying Eye Hospital
    • DC-8 Samaritan's Purse
    • B-17 Movie Memphis Belle
    • Tuskegee Airmen P-51 Mustang
    • FedEX B-757 Freighter
    • E-2 Hawkeye
    • F-18 Super Hornet
    • C-2 Greyhound
    • MH-60 Seahawk
    • MH-60 Knighthawk
    • T-45 Goshawk
    • MV-22 Osprey
    • UH-60 Black Hawk
    • HC-144 Ocean Sentry
    • NASA S-3B Viking
    • PSA Airlines CRJ-900
    • Republican Airlines E-175

    There will also be ultralight aircraft and feature performer aircraft. The show is at the Dayton International Airport on June 23 and 24.

    No coolers, cans or glass, alcohol or tents are permitted into the show, but you can bring chairs, blankets or handheld umbrellas.

    Strollers and wagons are also allowed into the event, as well as cameras. You can also bring in your own water, as long as it isn’t put inside a cooler or packed with loose ice.

    Parking is $10 per car and $20 per bus or recreational vehicle at the gate, and anyone with a handicapped license or hang tag will be directed to the appropriate area.

    If you'd like to get tickets, you can buy them at Kroger stores. Each ticket is only good for one day. For reserved seating at the Pavilion, Blue Sky Chalet and Chairman's Club, or Family Four Pack of tickets, go online here.

    What is and is not allowed inside the show:

    • Cooler are NOT permitted
    • Unopened bottles of water are allowed, but they can't be inside a cooler
    • Pets are not allowed at the show unless the animal is a Service eye dog
    • Strollers and wagons are permitted
    • Bikes, rollerblades and scooters are not allowed
    • Electric mobility scooters are available to rent for $10 per hour or $60 per day
    • Wheelchair rental is not available, but you can bring your own
    • Cooking equipment is not allowed
    • Cans or glass can't be brought into the show
    • Alcohol is not permitted
    • Cooking equipment is also not allowed
    • Tents or awnings are not permitted

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