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Florida: Flights of fancy

Air Force Thunderbirds over Homestgead
Air Force Thunderbirds over Homestgead El Nuevo Herald File

Airplane buffs might want to mark their air show calendars now that the Air Force Thunderbirds have announced their slate of performances for 2015. Central Florida will get a triple dose of the Air Force aerobatic team with a flyover during the Daytona 500 on Feb. 22 and performances at the TICO Warbird Air Show in Titusville on March 14-15 followed by the Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo in Lakeland on April 25-26. The Thunderbirds will also make a return to the Panhandle to perform at Tyndall Air Force Base on April 11-12. Meanwhile, the Navy Blue Angels will make four Florida appearances starting at the Melbourne Air and Space Show on March 21-22 followed by the traditional summer stop at the Pensacola Beach Air Show on July 11, the Sea and Sky Spectacular Air Show in Jacksonville Beach on Oct 24-25 and the annual Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show at the Pensacola Naval Air Station on Nov.7.