PLEASE NOTE: There was no air show scheduled for 2013. The organizers had decided on holding airshows every other year: 2014, 2016, etc. With recent federal budget cuts, future air shows ae in jepardy. See the Portsmouth Herald article “Air show at Pease in jeopardy after federal budget cuts” via this link.
This blogpost is about the 2012 airshow.
This year the Portsmouth Air Show takes place at Pease Airport in Portsmouth the weekend of June 30th – July 1st. A lot of work has gone into planning this year, and the show will be bigger and better than ever. The Blue Angels will be the highlight of the show, which will also feature the Black Diamond Jet Team and the Army’s Golden Knights Parachute Team.
Several celebrated aerobatic performers will participate, including Sean Tucker, Michael Goulian, and wing walker Jane Wicker. Many WWII fighter aircraft will be giving flight demonstrations, such as a Corsair F4U-5, a P-51 Mustang, a DAV B-25 Panchito, a TBM-3E Avenger, and a NHANG KC-135 Stratotanker. Many armed forces and civilian planes will be on display, including a B-52, an F-16, a Lear Jet, a T-1 Jayhawk, a UH-60 Blackhawk, a C-17 Globemaster, and civil air patrol planes.
Advanced tickets – starting at $ 20/day for adults and $15/day for youths aged 6 to 11 – are available by clicking here. For complete details about the Service Credit Union Boston-Portsmouth Air Show, check out their website.