MCAS Cherry Point Gears Up For Huge Air Show | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 05.23.16

Airborne 05.24.16

Airborne 05.25.16

Airborne 05.26.16

Airborne 05.27.16

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 05.23.16

Airborne 05.24.16

Airborne 05.25.16

Airborne 05.26.16

Airborne 05.27.16

AEA2016 LIVE Aero-TV: 04/27-0830ET, 04/28-1400ET, 04/29-1100ET

Sun 'n Fun 2016 Innovation Preview on Vimeo!

Sun 'n Fun 2016 Innovation Preview on YouTube!

Mon, Apr 28, 2003

MCAS Cherry Point Gears Up For Huge Air Show

Promises To Be Grand, Despite Iraq Deployment

Many of the Marines stationed at Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station (NC) may be deployed to Southwest Asia and the Persian Gulf, but that won't stop "From The Beginning To The Beyond," billed as the biggest air show ever staged in eastern North Carolina.

Overview

Celebrating 100 years of aviation, the 2003 MCAS Cherry Point Air Show will be the largest single event ever hosted in eastern NC. The air show highlights: community involvement, military recruiting, plus, showcases MCAS Cherry Point and the latest in Marine Corps aviation and technology.

Show Dates

May 2-4, 2003

Night Show Friday evening, May 2, Gates open at 5pm

Regular Day shows both Saturday and Sunday, May 3 and 4, gates open at 8am

Location

Havelock (NC) is the gateway to MCAS Cherry Point. Located halfway between Morehead City and New Bern, Cherry Point is approximately two hours east of Raleigh via Hwy 70 and north of Wilmington on Hwy 17. Watch for signs.

Day Shows

Saturday and Sunday, May 3 and 4, gates open at 8am

Features include: US Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration team fly both days at 3pm, numerous civilian and military demonstrations and fly bys with a historical perspective, variety of historical and modern static aircraft and displays

Night Show/Concert

Friday evening, May 2, gates open at 5pm

Features include: various night oriented aerobatic demonstrations, “wall of flame” explosive demonstration, fireworks display, carnival rides

Free concert begins immediately after the night show

Scheduled Performers
  • US Navy Blue Angels
  • US Army Golden Knights parachute team
  • AV-8B Harrier demo
  • USMC Air/Ground Task Force demo
  • Super Shock Wave Rocket Truck
  • Sailplane Aerobatics
  • Wright Flyer replica
  • Numerous flybys and demos  
Non-Aviation Activities
  • Flight simulators
  • Carnival Rides
  • Children's aviation area
  • Consumer Business Expo
  • Large variety of historic & modern static aircraft
  • Numerous interactive corporate displays
Security & Safety

Every effort will be made to minimize delays in entering and leaving the Air Show, but please be prepared for searches. The following items are prohibited: pets, glass, coolers, alcohol, or wheeled vehicles. Strollers & wheelchairs are permitted, but are subject to search.

Hints

MCAS Cherry Point officials suggest visitors bring comfort items such as lawn chairs, blankets, sun screen, earplugs, hats, jackets, camera, film, and cell phone. Cash (ATM’s will be available, but lines may be long).

General Aviation (Civilian Pilot Info)

Civilian aircraft will not be permitted to fly into MCAS Cherry Point

Local area airport phone numbers:

New Bern:

(252) 633-1400

Beaufort:

(252) 728-2323 

FMI: www.cherrypointairshow.com

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 05.27.16: More MH370 Debris, Airport 4 Sale, Hurricane Hunters

Also: PWC PW307D, Icon Scandal, Memorial Day, IASO, Nat'l Warplane Museum, Gogo Cloud, Orbital ATK, Honor Flight Austin The Australia's Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, D>[...]

Airborne 05.26.16: Icon Flaming Out, Airbus Heli-Patent, UAV Registry

Also: TSA Dust-Up, Honor Flight, The API -- What’s This ALL About?, EASA Cert's G650ER, First E190-E2, DiCaprio BizJet, WingX Pro7, BASE Jump Tragedy Late Wednesday, Icon fin>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.28.16)

Open or Close an Airport or Runway Before opening or closing an airport or runway, airport sponsors should find out the necessary steps and contact their nearest FAA District or Re>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.28.16): Runway Entrance Lights (REL)

An array of red lights which include the first light at the hold line followed by a series of evenly spaced lights to the runway edge aligned with the taxiway centerline.>[...]

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (05.28.16)

“This is an important outreach mission to educate the public, especially the children who will take the preparedness message back to their families.” Source: Col. Frank>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2016 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC