With the Navy's Blue Angels headlining the NAS Corpus Christi's "Wings Over South Texas" 2015 air show, military and civilian acts are falling in line to help fill the card for the two-day event Saturday and Sunday, April 18-19.
On both days, NAS Corpus Christi's Main Gate (Flour Bluff Gate) will open at 8 a.m. The show will begin at 10 a.m. with the U.S. Army's Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, jumping onto the Seawall with the National Ensign.
The "Wings Over South Texas" air show air show wraps up with the U.S. Navy's Demonstration Team, the Blue Angels. Their show ends at 4 p.m. and will be followed by a free concert.
Military and civilian acts are filling out the card to include: the U.S. Air Force's F-22 Raptor; Rob Holland in his MXS-RH; Randy Ball in his MiG-17F; Paul Fiala in his Great Lakes Bi-plane, and more.
The air show planning committee is working on a full day of flying acts, static displays and others activities that will thrill and excite visitors young and old, including a KidsZone. In the meantime, know that the air show is free as is parking. Tailgating and parties are not allowed in the parking area and no open fires or grills are permitted.
Everyone entering the air show must pass through walk-through metal detectors and scanner checkpoints at the pedestrian gate. Visitors may bring child and infant care items, portable lawn chairs, cameras, sunscreen, small handbags and diaper bags.
Prohibited items include: contraband - illegal substances and weapons such as firearms, knives, pepper spray, stun guns, etc., coolers, cooking grills, pop-up tents, large sun umbrellas, backpacks, large carry-all bags, animals/pets unless they are service animals, bicycles, skateboards, roller blades, kites, balloons, radio-controlled devices and fireworks.