Friday, July 16, 2010

Hometown Service Members Scheduled to Participate at 2010 Vectren Dayton Air Show

More Than 22 Locals Return to Appear at Show

Dayton, Ohio – The U.S. Navy Blue Angels and other performers will be roaring into Dayton
this week but for some of the performers the trip to Dayton will be extra special because
they will be in front of the hometown crowd. More than 22 pilots or crew members with
local ties will be participating in the 2010 Vectren Dayton Air Show Presented by Kroger.
The show takes to the skies July 17th and 18th at the Dayton International Airport. Local
connections this year include:

U.S. Navy Blue Angels

  • YN2 Andreanna Oliver, Events Office, Graduate Patterson HS, Dayton   
Static Display Pilots/Crews
Capt Andy Kerschbaum, USAF B-52, Dayton
Capt Kris Waechter, USAF B-52, OH
Capt Vanessa Bush, USAF B-52, OH
Capt Scott Schroeder, USAF B-52, Pilot, Father works for Vectren
CDR Jeff Craig, Navy EA-18G, Pilot, lived in Dayton ‘79-‘85
Lt Col John Black, USAF F-15, Pilot, from Dayton
Frank Batteas, NASA F-18, Pilot, from Dayton
Lt Caleb Coon, Navy F-18, Pilot, from Dayton
Lt Brad Williams, Navy F-18, Pilot, from West Chester
Lt Kenny Kapp, Navy F-18, WSO, from Amelia
Capt Patrick de Graaf, USMC AH-1W, Pilot, from Dayton
SSgt Matthew Werley, USMC AH-1W/UH-1 Crew chief, from Columbus
Jim Demers, NASA S-3, Pilot, from Dayton
LtCol Hall, USAF T-1, Pilot, from West Chester.
LtCol Brian Hazel, USAF T-38, Pilot, from Dayton area
Maj Robert Chinnock, USAF T-38, Pilot, from Dayton area
CW2 Christopher Lowery Ohio Army Guard, UH-60 Columbus
CW2 Zack Roy, Ohio Army Guard, UH-60 Columbus
SGT Dan Hingston, Ohio Army Guard, UH-60 Columbus
SGT Ben Coppes, Ohio Army Guard, UH-60 Columbus
Lt Rajiv Ravi, Indian Navy/USN, T-45 Pilot, sister in Dayton area.

Headlining this year’s Vectren Dayton Air Show Presented by Kroger are the US Navy Blue Angels, who will appear with aerobatic legends Sean D. Tucker and the AeroShell Aerobatic Team along with newcomers Pirated Skies Wing-walking, Greg Poe, Team Fastrax skydiving and School Time, the Jet-Powered School Bus. The show will also celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the legendary WWII B-17 bomber with a dramatic bombing reenactment complete with pyrotechnics. The USAF F-16 Fighting Falcon and US Navy F-18 Super Hornet Demonstrations are also part of this year’s star-powered lineup.

While some premium seating areas have sold out, limited numbers of premium seats remain available in the Pavilion Check out all the terrific ticket options on the show’s web site, Deep discount advance tickets are also conveniently available exclusively at Kroger stores in the Dayton-Cincinnati region.


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