At the Columbus Air Show

Messenger photos by Theresa Garee
The United States Air Force Thunderbirds performed nearly an hour each day of the Columbus Air Show that took place June 14-16 at Rickenbacker Airport. The Thunderbirds consist of the F-16 Fighting Falcons and are sometimes maneuvered within 18-inches of each other.
Thunderbirds in action.
These acrobats on stilts entertained the crowd between aerial performances at the air show.
Prometheus, the Pitts Special 2S flown by entertainer Skip Stewart, flies just above the runway in front of the Columbus Air Show attendees.
The U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet went supersonic at the Columbus Air Show. This aircraft can reach airspeeds of Mach 1.8+.
Howard Mincone, a professed entertaining multi-tasker, attended the air show to showcase his juggling and comedy in between flight performances.
Hot temperatures did not deter aviation fans from attending the air show.
The village of Lockbourne attended the air show with their comprehensive plans for building their Lockbourne/Rickenbacker Air Force Base Memorial Wall Project.
A contingent of The Ohio State University Marching Band performed at the event.
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