See the Blue Angels, Meet WAVY Personalities at the Oceana Air Show

In what is regarded as the Navy’s largest open house in North America, the 2016 NAS Oceana Air Show will go down this weekend at Naval Air Station Oceana. The three-day events draws more than 280,000 visitors from 25 states and 12 countries.

This year, the NAS Oceana Air Show has forged a ground-breaking partnership with the Virginia Beach City Public School System to create a one-of-a-kind “Outdoor STEM Laboratory” on an unprecedented scale.

The flight line will be packed with static displays, food & novelty vendors and plenty of other things for the whole family to enjoy the entire day. Gates open Saturday at 8 a.m. and flying will start at approximately 10:30 a.m. The Blue Angels perform at 3 p.m.

Saturday evening the Beach Blast free concert at the 31st Street Stage will start at 6:30 p.m. with the United States Fleet Forces Band, Four Star Edition playing the latest hits.

The following is a performance schedule, but times are subject to change right up until show time:

10:28 Air Show starts with Bill Leff warm-up in the T-6 Texan
10:34 Scott “Scooter” Yoak warms up his P-51 Mustang, “Quicksilver”
10:40 Warrior Jet Team Demonstration
10:55 Bob Carlton in the Salto Jet Powered Glider
11:07 F/A-18C Hornet Tactical Demonstration
11:26 The Shockwave Jet Truck
11:37 National Anthem Flag Jump
11:55 U.S. Navy Air Power Demo
12:40 Geico Skytypers Demonstration
1:02 F-22 Raptor Tactical Demonstration
1:17 USAF Heritage Flight (F-22 and P-51)
1:30 Scott “Scooter” Yoak P-51 Mustang Demonstration
1:42 Black Daggers Parachute Team
1:48 Skydive Suffolk Team Jump
1:57 Bill Leff, T-6 Texan
2:12 F/A-18F Super Hornet Tactical Demonstration
2:33 Rob Holland, MXS-RH
2:45 The Shockwave Jet Truck
3:00 U.S. Navy Blue Angels
4:00 End of Show

You can also meet your favorite WAVY personalities:

Saturday, September 10:
9 – 11 a.m.: Erin Kelly, Lex Gray and Joe Fisher
11 – 1 p.m.: Rico Bush, Jason Marks and Marielena Balouris
1 – 3 p.m.: Deanna LeBlanc, Matt Gregory and Andy Fox

Sunday, September 11:
9 – 11 a.m.: Katie Collett and Jen Lewis
11 – 1 p.m.: Jeremy Wheeler and Annaka Chesnutt
1 – 3 p.m.: Anita Blanton and Chris Horne

The event is free and open to the public. Check out the show’s website for more information.