Delta’s 2012 air show season is well underway with our first show of the season occurring at the Warner Robins AFB Air Show near Macon, GA on April 28-29. We partnered with the Red Tail Squadron and our DL 757 was parked next to the Tuskegee Airmen’s P51, which is piloted by our very own Captain Bradford Lang. In addition to the red tail exhibit and movie, air show guests had the opportunity to sit in the flight deck of our 757 for photos and to ask questions. Kids also received a pair of junior flight wings and families posed for photos inside one of the 757′s Pratt and Whitney engines.
Our second show was May 12-13 at McGuire AFB outside of PHL and south of NYC. During this show the team passed out information highlighting our expansion and improvement projects in NYC. The reported attendance for these two shows totaled 480,000 people, a great turn out!
Established in 1993, the Delta Air Show Display Team is a diverse group of volunteer employees. To date, the team has attended over sixty air shows, coordinated multiple fly-by events, and several other special functions involving static and flying displays of Delta aircraft. These events offer a unique opportunity for customers to see, feel, and experience the actual Delta onboard product. Our presence at military bases also shows our continued support for the military and everything they do for the country. In fact, we operate more military charters and transport more troops worldwide than any other scheduled airline.
Heads Up! Our next show is at Scott AFB on September 15-16 outside St. Louis. Come out and show your support, we hope to see you all there!
Delta Air Show Team