Lauderdale Air ShowAfter a five year hiatus, the Lauderdale Air Show returns to Fort Lauderdale on April 28 – 29, 2012.  For pilots flying to South Florida for the show, Banyan Air Service at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport is offering a fuel discount, no ramp fees, as well as hotel and car reservation assistance.

The Lauderdale Air Show will feature the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, U.S. Navy F-18 Hornet Demo Team, Navy Seals elite parachute demonstration team, and other military aircraft demonstrations and flyovers from every branch of the military.

The Lauderdale Air Show will also feature some of the premier civilian performers in the nation including the Black Diamond Jet Team, GEICO Skytypers, Freestyle Aerobatic World Champion Rob Holland and more.

Visitors will have the opportunity to visit vendor booths and as an official sponsor, Banyan Pilot Shop will have a booth filled with merchandise available for sale.

The main event takes place on Saturday and Sunday, but there are earlier festivities open to the public.  A Performer Welcome Party will be at Shooters Waterfront Café hosted by Paul and Young Ron from BIG 105.9 at 7:00 pm on Thursday, April 26.  On Friday, the Air Show Take Off Party will be at Sea Level Restaurant beachside at the Marriott Harbor Beach at 7:00 pm during which the Navy Seals will perform a parachute team jump.

The Lauderdale Air Show takes place at Fort Lauderdale Beach with show center at Sunrise Blvd. and A1A.  The show offers free general viewing, however, premium viewing  is available with paid tickets.  Show schedule, performers, ticket and parking information is all available on the Lauderdale Air Show website

Banyan Air Service is a premiere 24-hour FBO at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport that caters to individual aircraft owners, corporate flight departments, aircraft charter operators and military and governmental institutions.  Banyan provides fuel and ground services; including aircraft washing and cabin cleaning.  Banyan’s customer support team assists with gourmet catering, hotel reservations, on-site Hertz rental cars and Bahamas and Caribbean travel assistance.  In addition, Banyan offers hangar space to accommodate aircraft up to a Gulfstream 550.   United States Customs is available daily from 9:00 am – 9:00 pm.

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