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New England Air Show: Two Days Of Crack Flying, Fighter Jets, Aircraft Displays

New England Air Show: Two Days Of Crack Flying, Fighter Jets, Aircraft Displays

It's been three years since Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee, Mass., hosted an air show. The drought ends this weekend. As many as 300,000 people are expected at the base Saturday and Sunday, May 16 and 17, to view the 2015 Great New England Air Show, which features crack aerial demonstrations from the U.S. Navy and the Royal Canadian Air Force; a demonstration by the Air Force's newest fighter, the F-22 Raptor; and static displays of nearly every aircraft in the Air Force inventory. The big event of each day will be a performance by the Blue Angels, the Navy's air demonstration team. It will be the first time the Blue Angels have performed at Westover. They fly the...

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