The 2013 Kokomo Wings and Wheels Air and Car Show will be held at the Kokomo Municipal Airport in Kokomo, Indiana on June 8th, with gates opening at 8AM. This free event will feature a number of aerobatic and warbird acts as well as an antique and hot rod car show.
Warbirds scheduled for aerial display include Nathan Davis’ “Checkertail” P-51 Mustang, Laura Stants’ “Checkertail” T-6 Texan, Greg Aldridge’s Aero L-29 Delfín, the American Military Heritage Foundation‘s PV-2 Harpoon, Bill Finney’s L-19 Bird Dog as well as performances by a Beechcraft C-45 Expeditor, Stinson L-5 Sentinel, Vultee BT-13 Valiant, Fairchild PT-23, Beechcraft T-34 Mentor, several additonal T-6s and even a Yakovlev Yak.
Scheduled aerobatic performances include Cliff Robinson in his Stearman, Billy Werth in the Christian Eagle, Al Hoover in his Stearman, Patrick McAllee in his Pitts Special and local pilots Mike Wild in his Super Decathlon and Ty Lingo in his Piper J-3 Cub.
Many additional warbirds, experimental, and aerobatic aircraft will be on static display, including the Indiana Air National Guard’s Black Hawks and a Grissom ARB Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker. There will be a pancake breakfast from 8AM until 11AM. Lunch starts at 12 PM. Advanced sale food tickets are $5 in advance and $7 the day of the event and the aerial performances start at 1 PM.