The Stuart Air Show
The Stuart Air Show
Visiting Nurse Association
When: November 10 and 11 9am to 5pm Air Show Acts from 1pm to 4:30pm
Where: Witham Field
Event Date: November 10, 2012
The annual air show in Stuart Florida at Witham Field is set for November 10 and 11
The Air Show in Stuart is an annual event with air demonstrations and ground displays of of military aircraft and civilian air craft. See Fighter planes, helicopters, and huge transport planes like the C-17 Globemaster.
Here are just a few of the aircraft that will be parked on the ground:
A-10 Thunderbolt II
The A-10 is known as a tank killer. Its job is close air support, to provide cover for troops on the ground by destroying tanks and other armored vehicles.
The Apache AH-64
The primary attack helicopter for the US Army. This is a heavily armed helicopter with rockets and a big 30mm M230 chain gun.
C-17 Globemaster III
A huge cargo plane used to quickly take troops and their gear anywhere in the world.
One of the biggest ever, the C130 can carry troops and tanks and can take off and land on short unpaved runways.
WC-130 Hurricane Hunter
The WC-130 is a C-130 transport configured with palletized weather instrumentation for penetration of tropical disturbances and storms, hurricanes and winter storms to obtain data on movement, size and intensity.
The CH-148 is a twin engine designed for shipboard operations. It is used by the Royal Canadian Air Force for the Royal Canadian Navy.
One of the favorites at the Stuart Air Show are the air demonstrations. This year there will be Military demonstrations with the US Navy F-18 Demonstration Team, the A10 and P51 Mustang heritage Flight, a fly by from the US Coast Guard Florida, and a parachute demonstration by the Navy Leap Frogs.
For the kids there is the kids zone with:
- A climbing wall
- Treasure Hunt
- Scavenger Hunt
- Jurrasic Parts Dinosaur Dig
- Face Painting
Aeroshell Aerobatic Team
World War II era aerobatic team
An amazing aerobatic show.
the Indy Boys
A 42,000 horsepower Jet School Bus that shoots fire out 85 feet and races airplanes.
These are just a few of the attractions at the Stuart Air show. There is something for every member of the family.
Stuart Community Photos
Stuart Air Show Plane
Stuart Air Show Parachute
The 2008 Stuart Air Show is Nov 8 and 9.
Stuart Air Show Art
F16 Stuart Air Show
Photographer Shawn Marques
captured this fast moving jet at the Stuart Air Show
Airshow Acrobats at the Stuart Air Show
Another amazing photo from the 2008 Stuart Air Show
by Shawn Marques