Saturday, October 5, 2013

Vero Beach Air Show flying high with fun, excitement: Vero Beach Municipal Airport (KVRB)



 Here's what you need to know if you're heading over to the Vero Beach airport for today's air show:

The weather should be perfect to enjoy today's activities. The day is starting under sunny skies but you may see a few clouds moving in around 10 a.m. Temperatures were 73 at 9 a.m. and expected to climb to a high of 86 by 1 p.m.

A small isolated shower is moving onshore between Vero Beach and Sebastian but that's the only one appearing on radar.

Where: Vero Beach Municipal Airport, 3400 Cherokee Drive, Vero Beach

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 5 and 6

Gates Open: 9 a.m.

Opening Ceremonies: Noon

Advance Tickets: adult general admission $12.84 plus processing fee; children general admission $8.56 plus processing fee; children 3 and younger are free; must be purchased online at www.veroairshow.com

Gate Tickets: Adults $16; Children ages 4-12 are $11; Kids 3 and younger free

Veterans Tickets: $10 in advance with ID at the Victory Center in the Indian River Mall through Oct. 2

VIP Chalet Tickets: $55 plus processing fee

Parking: General parking is free and can be accessed from 43rd Street. Handicapped and VIP parking, which can be purchased online for $5, can be accessed from Aviation Boulevard

Information: www.veroairshow.com or 772-388-4477
The GEICO Skytypers will make their first appearance in the Vero Beach area during the 2013 Vero Beach Air Show scheduled for Oct. 5-6.

VERO BEACH AIR SHOW PERFORMERS

GEICO Skytypers: A flight squadron of six vintage World War II aircraft

Matt Younkin: Third generation air show pilot

Greg Koontz and the Alabama Boys: Blending comedy and aerobatics since 1974

Skip Stewart: Aerobatic biplane performer

Patty Wagstaff: Award-winning aerobatic pilot

Neil Darnell in the Flash Fire Truck: The Worlds Fastest Jet Powered Truck

Manfred Radius: Aerobatic sailplane

John Black: Solo aerobatics in a super decathlon

Jerry “Jive” Kerby: Warbird aerobatics

Paul Schulten: Solo Aerobatics

THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Bring chairs or blankets

Strollers, cameras and small handheld umbrellas are allowed

No coolers, cans, glass or alcohol

No pets

No weapons

No cooking equipment

No bicycles, scooters or roller blades

No tents, awnings or large umbrellas

No RV parking

No smoking permitted on the air show ramp or spectator area. Smoking is allowed outside spectator gates and the parking lots.



Original article:  http://www.tcpalm.com

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