Latrobe Air Show is Back on Its Feet After 10 Years of Hibernation

 Black Team visits western Pennsylvania for the Latrobe Air Show! Latrobe hosts their second air show, following their unwanted stop, with the September 11th attacks. Along with the Blue Angels, Rob Holland, Sean Tucker and other acts, Black Team was impressed with the incredible outcome of Saturday’s turnout. Blue Skies prompted the Team to climb to our full jump altitude of 12,500 feet and put on a respectable show!

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Opening the Show at Rockford, Illinois

A signature act of the Golden Knights’ demonstrations, is the opportunity to regularly open the Air Show by flying in the American Flag to our National Anthem. On Saturday, at the Rockford Airfest, Illinois, SFC Brian Sealing had the opportunity to do just that.

Leaving the aircraft at 12,500 feet, SFC Sealing seems to have a long, relaxing free fall, before opening his parachute about a full minute later. Although this is not far from the truth, he is holding a multitude of responsibilities during his portion of the performance. (more…)

Daily Morning for Aviation Section

It’s 530 am and the Forida sun may not be up, but the Aviation section of the Golden Knights is.  Several preparations must be completed prior to the first jump of the day, ranging from servicing the aircraft to extensive pre-flight inspections.  This is often accomplished with a strong flash light and gloves.  (more…)

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