Wet birds DO fly!
The main attraction, the Navy’s Blue Angels needed a minimum ceiling of 10,000 feet in order to fly. By mid afternoon on Saturday, they had just enough. Sunday’s show would start early in order to beat the rain.
Kent Pietsch turned his engine off at 6,000 feet and glided his plane to a stop at the feet of Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus.
Red Bull Air Force hangs over the Wallkill River.
F-15 Eagle from the Mass ANG 104th Fighter Wing.
A volunteer found a novel way to dry off the chairs soaked by Saturday morning rain.
Ground displays, like this Navy helicopter, were a big attraction.
Despite some iffy weather and ominous clouds, the New York Air Show drew thousands to Orange County Airport this past weekend.