Friday, June 4, 2010

Indy Transponder 4-JUN-10 0230z

Day trip: Ocean City Air Show - Baltimore Sun
[photo by scottspitzer via Flickr]
Where: Ocean City. Show Center Beach will be located between 14th and 17th Streets. Most events will take place inside the "Aerobatic Box" which will span from the Inlet to 36th Street.
When: June 5-6, 2010
What: Lounge on the beach and experience some of the nation's top fliers as they twist and dive over the Ocean City beachfront this weekend. The event kicks off Thursday afternoon with the United States Air Force Thunderbirds roaring into town, followed by a welcome party at Sunset Grille restaurant, where spectators can mingle with performers and watch the U.S. Navy Seals Leap Frogs parachute team perform.
The event will be filled with military aircraft demonstrations, team parachute jumps and civilian aerobatic performances that will take place all along the beachfront. Civilian air show performer Rob Holland will  ...

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