Snowbirds Will Return To Debert

Air Show Atlantic 2023, Aug 26th & 27th

Canadian Forces Snowbirs, Tudor CT-114 (Source: Brian Teepell Photography)
Third Strike Wingwalking
(Source: Brian Teepell Photography)
USPA NEWS - The Canadian Forces Snowbirds 431 Squadron is the military's air demonstration team whose mandate is to demonstrate the skill, training and team spirit of its's members. The Squadron is based in Saskatchewan at 15 Wing CFB Moose Jaw. The Snowbirds consist of a fleet of the Tudor CT-114 aircrafts. The 2023 season is the Snowbirds 53th season of thrilling and heart pounding performances.
Canadian Forces CF 18 Demo Jet / click image
Source: Brian Teepell Photography
Aviation fans were excited when the Canadian Forces Snowbirds released their 2023 schedule which included a number of appearances throughout the Maritimes to take place in the early summer. These included visits to New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and PEI, however Mother Nature did not cooperate for the air display in Moncton and the much anticipated Canada Day full air show over the Halifax Harbour. With many fans disappointed with the weather related cancellations, the news of the beloved demonstration team's return to Nova Scotia for Air Show Atlantic was met with much anticipation and enthusiasm. Make no mistake, Air Show Atlantic already announced a full exciting line up so the return of the Snowbirds will be the icing on the cake.
Along with the Snowbirds, spectators will see other thrilling air performances from the CF-18 Demo Team Jet, the Canadian Forces Skyhawks Parachute Team, the Third Strike Wingwalking, a 1949 Hawker Seafury, a P-51 Mustang, a P-40 Warhawk, a BAC Jet Provost T4, a Nieuport XI Bi-Plane, and a Beechcraft C-45 Expeditor.
CH-149 Cormorant
Source: Brian Teepell Photography
There will also be an exciting Static Ground Display which will include a P-51 Mustang, a 1949 Hawker Seafury, a Dash 8, a 2019 Cessna Citation CJ4, a Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander, a RCMP Airbus Helicopter H125, A RCMP Pilatus PC12, a Canadian Coast Guard Bell 429 Global Ranger Helicopter, a DNR Airbus H125 Helicopter, and a Cessna 172 Skyhawk. Tentatively, spectators can also expect to see a Royal Canadian Air Force Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone, a CH-149 Cormorant and a CH-146 Griffon in the lineup.
For Aviation enthusiasts living in the Maritime Provinces, Air Show Atlantic has been the highlight of many summers. Since the early 1980's, there have been more than 35 air shows held at various airports throughout the region, which would always leave fans always excited for the next season will bring. Anyone attending the Air Show Atlantic Warbirds Over Debert production will be treated to thrilling, heart pounding, and jaw dropping performances in the sky over the Debert Airport. However, the excitement does not end there, but continues throughout the Static Ground Display which allows spectators to get up close to fascinating aircraft that would not be normally accessible to the public. Bottom line, the 2023 Air Show Atlantic production will provide great fun for the whole family at an affordable price.
Any updates to the list of Air Performers, Static Ground Display, and complete information on the various ticket options can be found on the Air Show Atlantic website.
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