US Navy TACDEMO and Legacy Flight schedules

The US Navy will be upping its airshow participation this year, with an increase in the number of shows receiving Super Hornet demonstrations and dozens of events hosting Legacy Flights.

The TACDEMO will this year feature an F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, with the phasing out of F/A-18C Legacy Hornets. The team will perform at eight venues, up from seven last year.

Date Show
Mar 30-31 Southernmost Air Spectacular, NAS Key West, FL, USA
Apr 13 Thunder over Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
May 25-26 Bethpage Airshow, Jones Beach, NY, USA
Jun 29-30 National Cherry Festival Air Show, Traverse City, MI, USA
Jul 13-14 Toledo Airshow, Toledo ANGB, OH, USA
Aug 17-18 Sioux Falls Airshow – South Dakota ANG, Joe Foss Field, SD, USA
Aug 31-Sep 2 Cleveland National Airshow, Burke Lakefront Airshow, OH, USA
Sep 21-22 NAS Oceana Airshow, Virginia Beach, VA, USA

Legacy Flights will also return in considerable numbers, with several dates posted on the Navy Legacy Flight Foundation website. These will feature the F/A-18 Hornet, FJ-4B Fury, T-45 Goshawk, SB2C Helldiver, T-6B Texan II, EA-18G Growler, A-4 Skyhawk and T-2 Buckeye, among others. One show in Canada is also planned.

Date Show Aircraft
Mar 15-17 Space Coast Warbird Airshow, Titusville, FL, USA F4U, T-45
Mar 30-31 Southernmost Air Spectacular, NAS Key West, FL, USA F4U, F-18
Mar 30-31 Melbourne Air & Space Show, Melbourne, FL, USA T-2, F-18
Apr 2-7 Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In, Lakeland, FL, USA SNJ, SNJ, T-2, T-28, T-45
Apr 6-7 Heart of Texas Airshow, Waco, TX, USA SB2C, T-45
May 3-5 Central Texas Airshow, Temple, TX, USA Wildcat, T-45
May 10-12 Chennault International Airshow, Lake Charles, LA, USA SB2C, T-6B
May 18-19 Hangar 24 Craft Brewery AirFest, Redlands, CA, USA FJ-4B, F-18
May 25-26 Miami Beach Air & Sea Show, Miami Beach, FL, USA AD-4, T-6B
Jun 1-2 Offutt AFB Defenders of Freedom Air Show, Bellvue, NE, USA T-2, T-6B
Jun 15-16 Wings Over Northern Michigan Airshow, Gaylord, MI, USA A-4, EA-18G
Jun 22-23 Vectran Dayton Airshow, Dayton, OH, USA A-4, F-18
Jun 29-30 National Cherry Festival Air Show, Traverse City, MI, USA Bearcat, F-18
Jun 29-30 Quad City Airshow, Davenport, IA, USA F4U, T-45
Jul 4 Tacoma Freedom Fair & Airshow, Tacoma, WA, USA AD-4, EA-18G
Jul 6-7 Gig Harbor Wings & Wheels, Tacoma Narrows, WA, USA AD-4, F-18
Jul 13-14 Toledo Airshow, Toledo ANGB, OH, USA F4U, F-18
Jul 22-28 EAA AirVenture, Oshkosh, WI, USA EA-18G, T-45, T-6B & warbirds
Aug 9-11 Abbotsford International Airshow, Abbotsford, BC, Canada A-4, F-18
Aug 17-18 Sioux Falls Airshow – South Dakota ANG, Joe Foss Field, SD, USA FJ-4B, F-18
Aug 24-25 Rochester International Airshow, Rochester, NY, USA F4U, T-6A
Aug 31-Sep 2 Cleveland National Airshow, Burke Lakefront Airshow, OH, USA F4U, F-18
Sep 7 Northern Illinois Airshow, Waukegan, IL, USA T-2, T-45
Sep 12-15 National Championship Air Races, Reno, NV, USA FJ-4B, F-18
Sep 21-22 NAS Oceana Airshow, Virginia Beach, VA, USA F4U, F-18
Oct 4-6 Great Pacific Airshow, Huntington Beach, CA, USA F8F, F-18
Oct 12-13 Atlanta Airshow, Hampton, GA, USA F4U, T-45
Oct 19-20 Wings Over Houston Airshow, Ellington, TX, USA F4U, EA-18G
Nov 1-3 Florida International Airshow, Punta Gorda, FL, USA F4U, T-6B
Nov 1-3 Stuart Airshow, Stuart, FL, USA F4U, T-6A