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Thursday, June 1, 2017

2017 Wings Over Whiteman Airshow

The Wings Over Whiteman airshow returns this year with a lineup spanning over SEVEN DECADES of American airpower!
We're excited to share with you the full line-up.
Performing with Static Display:

US Army Golden Knights
F-16 Viper Demo Team
B-2 Stealth Bomber
Trojan Horsemen Flight Demonstration Team
A-10 CSAR Demo, 442d Fighter Wing
Canadian Harvard Aerobatic Team
CAF Gulf Coast Wing's B-17 Texas Raiders
Julie Clark, T-34
Tora 101
Kent Pietsch, Kent Pietsch Airshows
A-26 "Lady Liberty"
P-51 Gunfighter
P-40 Warhawk
KC Flight Formation Team -
Commemorative Air Force B-25 Devil Dog
Shetterly Squadron, SNJ-6
Younkin Airshow, BE-18

Static Only:
"Doc" B-29 Superfortress
B-1 Lancer
B-52 Stratofortress
C-17 Globemaster III
KC-135 Stratotanker
T-38 Talon Whiteman Air Force Base
T-1 Jayhawk
Army Blackhawks, 1-135th Assault Helicopter Battalion
A-7 Cockpit
F-15E "Cain"
F-16 x2!
T-6 II Texan
The "Stearman" Boeing Model 75 many ground show events and attractions!

The gates open at 9 a.m. and the first act will begin around 11 a.m. The last act should conclude flying around 5 p.m. in the evening.

Spectators may enter through the North/Knob Noster/Arnold Gate, or the South/LeMay Gate. The Spirit/Main Gate will ONLY be available to individuals with current military ID cards.

Frequently asked questions:
**Are Saturday and Sunday the same show?
There will be minor differences, but the majority of the show will be similar.
**Who is performing when? Will there be a schedule?

We will not release a schedule. Here's an example of why:
Your favorite performer is slotted for 2 p.m. You plan to get to the air show at 1 p.m. Alas, two acts scheduled to perform prior have mechanical issues and now they've been bumped up and your favorite performer has been bumped back... to noon. You arrive at 1 p.m., having missed them.

We definitely don't want this to happen to you, and with so many moving parts (puns!), our schedule must allow for a vast amount of flexibility; to release a schedule would surely work against your plans.

**What kind of ID do I need to bring?
None, this is an open house event. However, safety and security are our top priority, so we reserve the right to change this at any time; follow our page for the latest updates. Understand that ALL hand-carried items are subject to search, for your protection.

**How much are tickets?
This event is FREE!
**How much is parking?
Did we mention this event is FREE!

**Will there be handicapped parking?
Yes. Additionally, there will be shuttles from the parking area to the show area.

**Are you providing shuttles from Warrnesburg to the show?

**What does the ground show entail?
More static displays of smaller and older aircraft, cars, vendors, and more!

**What can I bring?
To ensure our top priority of safety and security, this question has a lengthy answer. Please heed the following carefully:
- Knives, explosives, weapons of any kind are strictly forbidden.
- Firearms, stun-guns, mace and/or OC spray, and ammunition are also forbidden. Law-enforcement officers may carry if on official duty.

*Additionally, the following items will not be allowed in the spectator area:
- Backpacks, gym bags, camel packs.
- Coolers, glass bottles, alcoholic beverages.
- Non-prescription medication, illegal drugs, any drug-related paraphernalia.
- Walkie-talkies, GPS units.
- Bicycles, skateboards, roller blades/skates, scooters.
- Pets.
- Canopy and pop-up tents.

**What can I bring inside the spectator area?
- Folding lawn chairs
- Strollers and pull-along wagons
- Purses and fanny packs (medium or smaller in size)
- Medical, diaper, and camera bags (medium or smaller in size)
- Clear beverages in clear, see-through containers
- Cameras, camcorders, cell phones
- Wheelchairs
- Radio Scanners
Above all else, please remember SAFETY FIRST!
Bring sunscreen, drink lots of water, and be careful driving to and from the air show.

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