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Civilian aircraft featured in @CIASToronto annual air show.

Mike Wiskus and the Lucas Oil Pitts Special swoop, soar, dive, roll and loop through the air box at the Canadian International Air Show!  Our ‘Honorary Canadian’ master air show pilot Mike stuns fans with his awe-inspiring, gasp-inducing spectacle.

John Klatt and Jack Links will present, "...the most unique, high-performance aerobatic aircraft in the world...entertaining the crowds with their awesome blend of precision, power and performance". A biplane outfitted with a jet engine? National Guard pilot Lt. Col John Klatt will showcase his flying skills honed in the F-16 and C-130 Hercules as he puts this one-of-a-kind aircraft, the Screamin' Sasquatch Jet Waco.

 

 

 

 

Air show fans know how beautifully moving it is to see a vintage warbird fly in today's skies.  The demonstration by the Spitfire at this year's show will be no exception.  As one of the most historically significant aircraft and remarkable in its high-performance interceptor capabilities, the CIAS commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain with a demonstration by this World War II, time-honoured aircraft. 

This year's air display will feature a United States Heritage Flight.  Catch this rare formation flight of the F-16 and P-51 Mustang as the pilots salute the professional qualities of Air Force personnel who fly, maintain and support these aircraft.

Canadian aviation celebrity Super Dave will be as popular in the air as he is on the ground at this year's show! Super Dave joins the line-up, ready to wow CIAS fans with his air demonstration. the Royal Canadian Air Cadet League is still one of the country’s largest youth organizations.  Displaying the aircraft used in their cadet flight training program, the Bellanca Scout Tow-Plane and Schweizer 2-33 Glider have inspired thousands of Canadian pilots to get their wings, including our national Astronaut hero, Commander (ret) Chris Hadfield.

 

 

 

The Canadian International Air Show takes place Labour Day weekend, Saturday, September 5th, Sunday, September 6th, and Monday, September 7th, 2015 over Lake Ontario directly south of the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) grounds. All shows are scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m. For more info: visit www.cias.org

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