Cleveland National Air Show
at Burke Lakefront Airport. For the first time ever, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will include two female pilots as part of its six-member formation flying team. Now in its 43rd year, the summertime fave mixes history with state-of-the-art technology. More than 50 old-school planes and choppers are grounded in a walk-through exhibit, while fighters like the F-15E Strike Eagle take to the air for breathtaking performances. Its an aviation amusement park, says spokeswoman Ann Gynn.
Much of this years high-flying action will be provided by jets and helicopters with cool names like the Oracle Challenger, Super Hornet, and Shockwave Jet Truck. Each day culminates in a presentation by the popular Thunderbirds. Youll want to bring blankets and lawn chairs, says Gynn, and get as close to the action as possible.
Sept. 1-3, 9 a.m.