Melbourne Air & Space Show March 24 & 25
The Melbourne Air and Space Show, March 24-25, 2018 at Orlando Melbourne International Airport will feature over 17 acres of static aircraft displays and exhibits. Over 20 aircraft will be on display including those featured above, along with simulators, interactive exhibits including a kids zone! For the latest updates on additional aircraft displays click ‘Like’ below to follow our Facebook page. Gates open at 9 am so come early and make sure you see all the cool stuff on the ground before the flying starts!
The Northrop Grumman B-2 Stealth Bomber will make a rare appearance on Saturday, March 24th only at the Melbourne Air and Space Show at Orlando Melbourne International Airport to help commemorate the 5th anniversary of the event.
The B-2 Stealth Bomber, also known as the B-2 “Spirit”, is a strategic bomber designed to penetrate deep into hostile territory undetected. The B-2 features stealth technology making it virtually invisible to enemy radar allowing it to pass by anti-aircraft defenses to deliver its payload and return to base. The B-2 is a tailless flying wing design and carries a crew of two.
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the 2018 Melbourne Air & Space Show sponsored by Northrop Grumman, March 24-25, 2018 at Melbourne International Airport. The show has moved one week later than originally planned to coincide with an update to the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds 2018 Show Season Schedule, which will now kick off in Melbourne, Florida.
The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress from the movie “Memphis Belle” is a four-engine heavy bomber developed in the 1930s for the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC). The Belle is 74 feet long, with a wingspan of 103 feet. It was capable of hauling 4,800 pounds of bombs, and took 10 crewmen to operate, six of them responsible for operating the plane’s machine guns.