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Edwards releases Flight Test Nation schedule

Posted 10/8/2009   Updated 10/15/2009 Email story   Print story


95th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

10/8/2009 - EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Gates open for Flight Test Nation 2009 Oct. 17 at 7 a.m.

Aerial demonstrations officially begin at 10 a.m. with Brig. Gen. (ret) Chuck Yeager and Maj. Gen. (ret) Joe Engle breaking the sound barrier in two F-16s

Opening remarks by Maj. Gen. David J. Eichhorn commander USAF Flight Test Center

Golden Knight flag drop Air Combat Command

A-10 demonstration

B-25, B-17, P-51, P-38 Doolittle Raid Demonstration Flights

White Knight II flyby Address by General Yeager

"B-2" bike drive by Address by General Engle

F-16 demonstration

AT-6/ SNJ demonstration

C-17 demonstration

Department of Defense Enlistment/Re-enlistment at show center

T-34 demonstration

F-22 demonstration

Golden Knights Team Performance

B-1, B-2, B-52 Flyby
(The only formation flight featuring the three bombers)

Tora! Tora! Tora!

Heritage Flyby (F-22, F-16, A-10, P-38)

Flight Test Center Aerial Review

Flying ends at approximately 3 p.m. at that time David Hartman will be joined by General Engle and General Yeager for a narrated discussion of flight test in Hangar 1600.

Static displays will include the first unveiling of the F-35 Lightning II during an Air Show and a X-47-B mock up, along with various other historical and current aircraft.

(Flying schedule can change without notice)

For the complete list of static display, visit http://www.edwards.af.mil/flighttestnation2009/staticdisplays/index.asp

Article changed Oct. 15 at approximately 8:20 a.m. to include an F-22 demonstration previously omitted.

10/15/2009 2:12:28 AM ET
Neil the show starts at 10am.I don't see the F-22 listed except for the Heritage flight. I thought the F-22 demo team was going to be at the show Are they not going to have a separate Raptor demo
Chris, Ventura
10/14/2009 11:43:14 PM ET
The listed schedule does not include the F-22 demonstration team. Will the F-22 perform in addition to the heritage flyby
Ken, Palmdale
10/10/2009 11:55:04 AM ET
Flying ends at 3 but what time does it start What time does one have to be there to catch the entire flight show
Neil, SoCal
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