GEICO Skytypers

The GEICO Skytypers are a civilian aerobatic team from the United States who specialise in skytyping at airshows. They also perform a six-ship aerobatic display using the SNJ-2, loosely based on air-to-air combat. The GEICO Skytypers are one of the best-known aerobatic teams in North America and they perform at major airshows most weekends from April to October.

Schedule (2019)

Dates Event
Apr 6-7 Sun ‘n Fun, Lakeland, FL, USA
Apr 27-28 MCAS Beaufort Airshow, NC, USA
May 4-5 Fort Lauderdale Airshow, FL, USA
May 11-12 JB Andrews Airshow & Open House, Camp Springs, MD, USA
May 25-26 Bethpage Airshow, Jones Beach, NY, USA
Jun 8-9 Great Tennessee Airshow, Smyrna, TN, USA
Jun 22-23 Dayton Airshow, OH, USA
Aug 21* Thunder Over the Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ, USA
Aug 24-25 New York Airshow, Newburgh, NY, USA
Aug 31-Sep 2 Cleveland National Airshow, OH, USA
Sep 21-22 NAS Oceana Airshow, Virginia Beach, VA, USA
Oct 12-13 Atlanta Airshow, Hampton, GA, USA
Oct 26-27* Jacksonville Sea & Sky Spectacular, FL, USA
Nov 2-3 Florida International Airshow, Punta Gorda, FL, USA
Nov 8-9 Blue Angels Homecoming Airshow, Pensacola, FL, USA

Accidents

  • 1st September 2007: A pilot was killed during a break-to-land at the Oceana Airshow was his plane struck the ground.
  • 30th March 2018: A pilot was killed when a GEICO Skytyper plane crashed near New York.