Training Aircraft


Jim Beasley and Ed Shipley known as “The Horsemen” have been flying together for over 25 years.  They are both founding members of the Air Force Heritage Flight Program back in 1996.  Jim flies lead and Ed flies the #2 position on his wing when they are flying their SNJ’s.

The Jerks are highly experienced and trained formation pilots who have been a part of the Warbird community for most of their lives. Consisting of 4 SNJ/Texan aircraft flown by Kevin Russo, Gavin and Ed Nagle, John and Bob Mazure, and Buzz Cortese.

Kevin, who also flies with the ‘Jersey Jerks’ performs a solo aerobatic routine in his SNJ-6 ‘Texan’.

Jerry Wells and his Frank Price, Bücker Bü 133 Jungmeister, fly an old style, aerobatic, barnstorming routine.

WWII Weekend air show aircraft are scheduled to attend in the best of faith by all parties. Unfortunately, last minute health issues, weather conditions, and mechanical issues may prevent attendance. We apologize if this should occur; however, we cannot offer any refunds or reductions. 

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