***Disclosure - No compensation received I will receive complimentary tickets in exchange for this post. All opinions stated are of my own.
Wings Over Houston Airshow, is a production of the Commemorative Air Force, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. It is one of the largest civic events in Metropolitan Houston. Some of it's major purposes and beneficiaries are:
To promote an event for the entire family, promote the city of Houston, to gain national recognition for the City and the Airshow.
To promote patriotism, awareness of former and current military assets protecting our nation and the world.
To perpetuate the spirit in which such combat aircraft were flown in the defense of our nation, in the memory and hearts of all Americans.
To honor men & women who served and currently are serving in the military and those based here in Houston.
One of Houston's largest non-profit civic events, the Wings Over Houston Airshow proceeds are used to sponsor the Wings Over Houston Scholarship Program for college students studying for careers in aviation, Aviation Career Education (ACE) Summer Academy for high school juniors and seniors interested in aviation, Commemorative Air Force aircraft restoration and flying historical programs, Exchange Club of Sugar Land, Rotary Club, and many other area non-profit groups.
Our Airshow is organized as an educational event that provides community entertainment, celebrations of patriotism, military recruiting opportunities and aviation awareness and much much more.
This year the Wings Over Houston Airshow welcomes back the U.S. Navy Blue Angels as the headlining team. After a year off due to sequestration, this dynamic modern military demo is back on tour. The team performs their aerobatic demonstration, the Blues fly six F/A-18 Hornet aircraft, split into the Diamond Formation (Blue Angels 1 through 4) and the Lead and Opposing Solos (Blue Angels 5 and 6). Most of the show alternates between maneuvers performed by the Diamond Formation and those performed by the Solos.
Make sure you purchase your tickets so you won't miss out on this awesome event. You can purchase them on their website here.
You can also enter to win:
Grand Prize: Eagle Squadron Sunday VIP tickets (pair of 2) and Ride in vintage aircraft (subject to restrictions)
Friends and Family Fun Prize Pack - 2 Adult General Admission and one Family 4 pack and one Ride in aircraft.
Friendly Fun Prize Pack: 4 adult general admission tickets and one aircraft ride
VIP Prize: Eagle Squadron Sunday (VIP tickets) 1 pair
Family Fun Prize Pack: Family Pack of tickets 2 adults and 4 children
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