Updated: 10:21 p.m. Thursday, June 7, 2012 | Posted: 12:52 p.m. Thursday, June 7, 2012

Brazilian air force team out of Dayton Air Show



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The Brazilian Smoke Squadron flew at the 2009 Vectren Dayton AIr Show on Saturday, July 18.
Brazilian air force team out of Dayton Air Show photo
The Brazilian Smoke Squadron arrived for the Vectren Dayton Air Show in 2007 with their C-130 Hercules support airplane and seven T-27 Tucano turbrprop airplanes.

Staff Report

DAYTON — The Brazilian air force’s precision flying team will not perform in the Vectren Dayton Air Show as scheduled, because of budget problems that forced cancellation of the appearance, air show officials said Thursday.

“The Brazilian Embassy in Washington, D.C., notified the air show yesterday that, due to recent budget constraints, the team would not be able to participate in this year’s event,” said Brenda Kerfoot, the air show’s general manager.

The Dayton Air Show is scheduled July 7-8 at Dayton International Airport. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels flying team is the featured performer.

The Brazilian team had performed at the 2007 and 2009 Dayton air shows.

This year’s air show will include appearances by a J-3 Piper Cub, a popular light aircraft since prior to World War II, and a T-6 Texan training airplane used by the Tuskegee (Ala.) Airmen, the black pilots who served with the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II combat.

Also appearing at this year’s show will be a U.S. Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin helicopter that is used for search and rescue, homeland security patrols and other missions.

Vectren Corp. and Kroger Co. are the primary sponsors of the Dayton Air Show.


What: Dayton Air Show

When: July 7-8

Where: Dayton International Airport

Features: The U.S. Navy Blue Angels flying team; a J-3 Piper Cub, a popular light aircraft since prior to World War II; a T-6 Texan training airplane used by the Tuskegee Airmen; U.S. Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin helicopter

For more: Visit www.daytonairshow.com; call (937) 898-5901

 
 

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