2022 PERFORMERS

Screen Shot 2019-11-22 at 3.28.36 PM.png

U.S. Navy Blue Angels

Here come the Blues! The United States Navy Blue Angels return with their adrenaline – rushing performance to Tennessee.

** All performers subject to change
fat albert blue angels c 130 SM.jpg

Fat Albert

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels C-130 returns to the Memphis skies for the first time since 2014! 

** All performers subject to change
F-35C .jpeg

U.S. Navy F-35C

The U.S. Navy F-35C Lightning II Demo Team is here with pilot LT Joe "811" Calvi. This single seat, single engine, stealth combat fighter is quite the impressive aircraft. 

** All performers subject to change
f-22 air force .jpeg

U.S. Air Force F-22

The U.S. Air Force F-22 Demo Team is here with an outstanding military aircraft performance. You're not going to want to miss seeing this single seat, twin engine, stealth tactical fighter jet up close and personal. 

** All performers subject to change
Skip_Stewart_02.jpg

Skip Stewart

Skip Stewart is one of the most entertaining airshow pilots in the world today. His flying has been featured in magazines that include Smithsonian Air & Space, AOPA, Sports Illustrated, World Airshow News, Auto Pilot as well as in multiple international publications.

** All performers subject to change
Stearman_Formation_Team.jpg

Stearman Formation Team

Celebrate America’s iconic biplane soar through the skies.

** All performers subject to change
KC Flight Formation team_edited.jpg

KC Flight Formation Team

They are Kansas City's largest home grown civilian formation team. Founded in 2009, they continue to grow with 8 members flying Van's RV aircraft. The groups home base is Lee's Summit Airport. If you have never seen them perform, you're in for a treat. This large formation team is amazing to watch as they navigate the skies with grace.

** All performers subject to change
Ace Maker 3.jpeg

Gregory "Wired" Colyer

Greg has served in the US Army, been an FAA Air Traffic Controller, is a current Skywest FO, and also performs in airshows across the country, so you could say he's done it all in aviation! After finding his beloved T-33, he founded the non-profit T-33 Heritage Foundation to preserve other types of T-33s. 

** All performers subject to change
SB2C Helldiver.jpeg

SB2C Helldiver

This aircraft was utilized by the Navy in the 1940s and she is the last SB2C flying out of about 7200 built! The Helldiver went through an extensive repair project to be airworthy in 1982 so it is once in a lifetime to see a piece of history take to the skies once again!

** All performers subject to change
Mike Rinker.jpeg

Mike Rinker

Mike Rinker enjoys classic airshows and performing for enthusiastic audiences. He brings his Taylorcraft to do some flips, rolls, and dives. 

** All performers subject to change
Greg Koontz 2.jpeg

Greg Koontz

Greg Koontz flies his 1946 Piper J-3 Cub through a comedy aerobatic routine. If you haven't seen it before, you're in for a real treat! Laugh and watch in awe as you get into the story with Greg and his team, as he showcases his amazing abilities. 

** All performers subject to change
David Peeler.jpeg

David Peeler

David Peeler is a Memphis native and flies a T-6 Texan. These historic planes are a sight to see. They have been used as trainer planes to a variety of Air Force organizations. 

** All performers subject to change
Army Heritage .jpeg

Army Aviation Heritage Foundation

The Army Aviation Heritage Museum is bringing 2 Bell UH-1 Huey Helicopters and 1 Bell AH-1F Cobra from St. Louis and Atlanta GA. They will perform a military re-enactment scene of fighters coming in hot! The Foundation is dedicated to preserving flyable U.S. Army Aviation aircraft for future generations of American to experience.

** All performers subject to change
B-17.jpeg

B-17 Flying Fortress

The B-17 Flying Fortress is one of the most recognized and famous Flying Fortresses currently on the airshow circuit.

** All performers subject to change

Displays

C-17 Globemaster sm.jpg

C-17 Globemaster

The Boeing C-17 Globemaster operated by the 164th Air National Guard Airlift Wing in Memphis is America's battle ready transport aircraft.

20200303_100534.jpg

F-18 Cockpit

Ever wanted to have your picture taken in the cockpit of an F-18 like a TOP GUN pilot? Now's the chance to make your dream a reality.

Ac-130.jpeg

AC-130W Gunship

A heavily armed aircraft built for long endurance flights. This AC-130W "Spectre" Gunship is coming from Cannon Air Force Base with a Memphis Native in the pilot seat. In combat, they carry 80 rounds of 105mm, 1000 rounds of 30mm, 10 laser-guided missiles, and eight 250lb bombs. 

Picture2.jpg

FedEx ATR72

A freighter aircraft from FedEx will be on display at the Midsouth Airshow! Get the chance to have a closer look at the aircraft that transports your packages to your region!

552169.jpg

FedEx Cessna C-208B Caravan

The FedEx Caravans are the smaller and more compact aircraft of the fleet which allow them to operate outside of the main hub airports to transport packages regionally. 

FedEx 757.jpeg

FedEx B757-200F

The FedEx B757 is an impressive cargo freighter aircraft. It has tremendous efficiency among medium wide-body cargo airplanes to help deliver packages to your area. 

P8 Poseidon_edited.jpg

P-8 Poseidon

The Boeing P-8 Poseidon is a maritime patrol aircraft that operates in anti-submarine warfare. Onboard it carries torpedoes, Harpoon anti-ship missiles, and other weapons, and can drop and monitor sonobuoys,

F16.jpeg

F-16C Fighting Falcon

The General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon is a single-engine multirole fighter aircraft out of the 140th Air Wing headquartered at Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora, CO. 

T1A Jawhawk.jpeg

T-1A Jayhawk

The T-1A Jayhawk is a medium-range, twin-engine jet trainer used in the advanced phase of specialized undergraduate pilot training for students selected to fly airlift or tanker aircraft. It is also used to support navigator training for the U.S. Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and international services. 

KC10.webp

KC-10 Extender

US Air Force operates the KC-10, an American aerial refueling tanker aircraft created by McDonnell Douglas. You won't want to miss seeing this impressive aircraft for yourself. 

KC46.webp

KC-46 Pegasus

The KC-46 Pegasus is an aerial refueling and strategic military transport aircraft developed by Boeing. It is also in use by the United States Air Force as a refueler aircraft. 

KC-135 copy.jpg

U.S. Air Force KC-135

An larger than life inflight refueling aircraft is coming to the Midsouth Airshow from the 117th Air Refueling Wing in Birmingham, AL. You won't believe your eyes when you see it in person!

T38 copy.jpg

T-38 Talon

The T-38 Talon is a twin-engine, high-altitude, supersonic jet trainer used in a variety of roles because of its design, economy of operations, ease of maintenance, high performance and exceptional safety record. Air Education and Training Command is the primary user of the T-38 for joint specialized undergraduate pilot training.

A10.webp

A-10 Thunderbolt II

The Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II is a single-seat, twin-turbofan, straight-wing, subsonic attack aircraft developed by Fairchild Republic for the United States Air Force (USAF). 

T45.webp

T-45 Goshawk

The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) T-45 Goshawk is a highly modified version of the BAE Hawk land-based training jet aircraft. The T-45 is used by the US Naval Air Forces as an aircraft carrier-capable trainer.

T6 2.jpeg

T-6 Texan

The Commemorative Air Force Squadron based in Memphis, TN are the lucky caretakers of 1941 North American AT-6C Texans. Fully restored to impeccable condition!

Mulw.jpeg

U.S Army Asset MULE

MULE, short for Mobile Usability Lab Exhibit, is the Army's newest rolling display vehicle, packed with technology and interactive exhibits that help provide Americans across the country with a unique Army experience. The MULE is one of a fleet of vehicles that support Army outreach.

18485673_1331354693579490_3824982978999495874_n.jpg

U.S Navy Seals Dive Tank

See what it's like to be a US Navy Seal as they bring their interactive dive tank exhibit to the Midsouth Airshow! 

uSS NImitz.jpeg

U.S Navy Nimitz Exhibit

Learn about the impressive USS Nimitz aircraft carrier as its currently underway conducting routine operations. 

PT-19.jpeg

Fairchild PT-19

Also from the Delta Blue Squadron in Memphis, a restored Fairchild PT-19. This aircraft was used as a primary trainer aircraft that served with the United States Army Air Forces, RAF and RCAF during World War II. 

Yak52.webp

Yak-52

Coming from CAF Delta Blues, The Yakovlev Yak-52 is a Soviet primary trainer aircraft which first flew in 1976 and was designed as an aerobatic trainer for students in the Soviet  DOSAAF training organisation, which trained civilian sport pilots and military pilots.