Longtime air show favorite and former airline pilot SkyTalker Danny Clisham (www.dannyclisham.com) will serve as master of ceremonies, and there is a scheduled U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Demonstration. There also will be air show performers’ autograph sessions throughout the weekend.
Those who get tickets to the Oct. 13 Wings & Waves After Dark special concert featuring three-time Grammy-nominated country band Little Texas and Dwayne O’Brien will have an exclusive opportunity to meet air show performers before the 7:30 p.m. show at the Peabody Auditorium. Tickets, which range from $29-$34 (some fees apply for some outlets), are on sale now at the Peabody box office, online at Ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000.
In addition to Embry-Riddle’s title sponsorship, other sponsors include Hilton Daytona Beach Resort, Bright House Networks, the Orlando Sentinel, GEICO, LoPresti, Goodyear, Whelen, Air National Guard, Volusia County, City of Daytona Beach and Black Crow Radio including WNDB1150 and KRO93.1.
For visitor information, go to the event’s official website www.wingsandwaves.com or contact Rick Grissom at (386) 256-0451.
Special Homecoming events open to the public include a Homecoming Parade on Oct. 7. More details to come soon on Embry-Riddle’s Homecoming events and schedule. For more information, go to http://daytonabeach.erau.edu/news/homecoming-2012.html.
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U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, Canadian Forces Snowbirds and Black Diamond Jet Team Headline Oct. 13-14 Air Show.
ER is sponsoring aerobatic pilot Matt Chapman, and two high-tech Embry-Riddle training aircraft, a Diamond DA-42 and a Cessna 172, will be on display.
Flying for Prescott are pilot Shelby King and co-pilot Anna Chrzanowski, while pilot Valdeta Mehanja and co-pilot Danielle Erlichman will fly for Daytona Beach. This year’s race begins at Tri-Cities...