October 20-22, 2017
USAF F-22 RAPTOR
GEICO SKYTYPERS &
CHARLIE DANIELS BAND
Wings Over North Georgia
ROME, GEORGIA; February 23, 2015 – JLC AirShow Management is proud to announce this year’s airshow headliners to include the USAF F-22 Raptor and GEICO Skytypers demonstration teams along with Country Music’s legend The Charlie Daniels Band will all be performing at the 2015 Wings Over North Georgia airshow & Smoke-n-Thunder BBQ Classic competition to be held this October 3-4 at Rome’s Russell Regional Airport.
Last year’s airshow headlining the USAF Thunderbirds attracted over 75,000 airshow attendees resulting in a huge North Georgia economic impact exceeding 5.3 million dollars. This year’s fall event shows even greater promise and should remain North Georgia’s #1 family outdoor event. Along with the F-22 Raptor, GEICO Skytypers and Charlie Daniels Band; a complete roster of world-class aerobatic and military performers, warbird demonstrations plus Saturday evening’s grand finale fireworks display are sure to please all in attendance.
“We delayed announcing the full airshow details until our headliners were all confirmed. We’re positive our fans throughout the North Georgia region will be very excited to learn the F-22 Raptor along with the Charlie Daniels Band will be performing at our fall event,” says John Cowman, AirShow President. “We’re also featuring the return of the GEICO Skytypers WWII era formation team including a host of other world-class aerobatic and warbird demonstrations,” Cowman confirmed.
Additional performers & attractions confirmed for the 4th annual Wings Over North Georgia Airshow weekend include: USMC MV-22 Osprey Demo Team – USSOCOM Joint Services Parachute Demo Team – Mike Wiskus Lucas Oil Airshows – Bill Braack Smoke-n-Thunder Jet Car Shows – Kent Pietch Jelly Belly Comedy Airshows – Buck Roetman Wild Horse Airshows – Bob Carlton Jet Sailplane Demo – DAV B-25 Bomber Flight Team – Jim Tobul, F4U-4 Corsair Demo – Scott Yoak, P-51D Mustang Demo – Sky-Soldiers Cobra Demo – Ladies for Liberty Singers – Smoke-n-Thunder BBQ Classic – General Aviation Fly-In – Saturday Concert Series & Fireworks Grand Finale.The Smoke-n-Thunder BBQ Classic competition returns featuring the Pro-Division “DOUBLE” competition with a unique (Friday-Saturday) & (Saturday-Sunday) competition profile. The Back-Yard Division will return with the Saturday-Sunday competition profile.
The BBQ Classic Double provides a cash purse and awards package exceeding $25,000. In addition to the Saturday & Sunday Professional Division Grand & Reserve Champion honors, there will be an overall “DOUBLE GRAND CHAMPION” crowned on Sunday from the combined two-day double points results.Last year’s airshow traffic and parking challenges experienced on Saturday were directly addressed with officials and corrected, highlighting the fact that there were zero traffic problems noted with fans coming to the airshow on Sunday. “Fans that attend airshows really appreciate this airshow’s annual commitment in Rome, Georgia for creating a safe, exciting and patriotic airshow weekend of family fun and entertainment,” says George Cline, Air Boss, Inc.
“SPECIAL OFFER” — for our Premium Mailing List & Facebook Friends only, this advance performer line-up announcement is being provided before the official press releases and general public airshow marketing programs begin. For the next Three-Days (3) only, our premium fans will be able to access the purchase tickets site by using the special access code: “WONG15” when asked to submit their Member ID. Our premium fans can review the complete airshow, BBQ Classic and concert series details and purchase advance tickets now at the official airshow web site. Remember, premium fans only receiving this e-mail will get the first option to choose from our outstanding selection of general admission and upgraded seating options, including the limited “combined” airshow & concert series reserved seating (VIP-Blue-Green-Yellow) headlining “The F-22 Raptor, GEICO Skytypers & Charlie Daniels Band.” In addition, premium fans will also receive the first option on all the discounted airshow Ticket Packages, Upgraded Seating and VIP Chalets which completely sold out last year! Plus, during this special offer; our premium fans can also receive a generous 35% discount on all daily General Admission tickets and Reserved Airport Parking passes through Febuary 28th.
“SPECIAL BONUS” — for the first twenty-five (25) fans to purchase advance tickets on-line, these fans will be entered into a drawing for two (2) passes to attend a private VIP Meet & Greet with Charlie Daniels prior to the Saturday evening concerts! The winner will be announced next month on Facebook and confirmed via email.
Wings Over North Georgia air show and BBQ Classic is an FAA, DOD, KCBS, GBC and International Council Air Shows (ICAS) recognized event. For the full list of performers, activities and ticket options — airshow fans, vendors and sponsors can visit the official web site at www.WingsOverNorthGeorgia.com.