BLUE ANGELS SLATED TO FLY AT WESTOVER IN MAY 2015
WESTOVER AIR RESERVE BASE, Mass. – U.S. Navy officials announced that the service’s renowned Blue Angels air demonstration team will headline the 2015 Great New England Air Show.
Due to the ongoing automatic spending cuts directed by Congress, also known as sequestration, the air show dates of May 16-17 are tentative, subject to future headquarters Air Force approval. The availability of a major air demonstration team determines the dates of most air shows.
The Blue Angels’ six F/A-18 Hornets will be part of the first air show at Westover in three years. It will also be the first time the Navy team has flown at Westover. Other aerial demonstration teams that have visited Westover have included the Air Force Thunderbirds, the Canadian Snowbirds, and the Italian team, Frecce Tricolori.
The 2015 show will also be part of marking Westover’s 75th anniversary. The Saturday portion will be held on Armed Forces Day.
For more information, contact the Westover Public Affairs Office at 413-557-2020.
"A Salute to the Greatest Generation."
THANKS TO ALL OF OUR VISITORS FOR ATTENDING THE 2012 EDITION OF THE WESTOVER AIR RESERVE BASE OPEN HOUSE and GREAT NEW ENGLAND AIR SHOW ON August 3rd and 4th. In spite of the weather, this year’s program was a huge success. The aerial performers and static displays, especially those in support of our theme, “A Salute to the Greatest Generation”, made this year’s show both exciting and educational.
Special thanks also go out to our sponsors and contributors, without whom the scope of the Great New England Air Show would not be possible.
Lastly, thanks to the military and civilian men and women at Westover Air Reserve Base for their hard work over the past eight months in producing a fantastic show.
The last air show at Westover was in 2008. Hopefully, we won’t have to wait until 2016 for the next one but we will keep you posted regarding the next air show in Western Massachusetts on www.greatnewenglandairshow.com and www.westfieldairshow.net.
Please visit www.galaxycouncil.com or contact the Public Affairs office at Westover ARB for more information.
If you are interested in being a sponsor of the next Great New England Air Show, email at DF22v@comcast.net
The Galaxy Community Council is an all-volunteer 501(c)3 charitable corporation that supports the Great New England Air Show. It is responsible for raising funds to support the non-military participants, such as civilian aerobatic acts and vintage ‘war bird” aircraft at the air show.
The Galaxy Community Council is a private organization. It is not part of the Department of Defense or any of its components and has no governmental status.
For more information, visit www.galaxycouncil.com