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Air Show Atlantic will be held in Debert, Nova Scotia at the Debert Flight Centre, August 29 and 30, 2020. This marks the first time the air show has produced "Air Show Atlantic" in Debert. In June of 2019 producers welcomed the Canadian Forces Snowbirds for a Wednesday afternoon display which proved the site viable for its major air show production.
"With over 4000 fans attending a mid week show in the afternoon it was clear that Debert, Truro and the communities of Colchester County were ideal for hosting Air Show Atlantic", says Colin Stephenson, Executive Director of Air Show Atlantic.
"We're proud of our Debert Airport and are thrilled to welcome back the Snowbirds, this time along with the full Atlantic Canada International Air Show. It's very exciting!", said Mayor Christine Blair of Nova Scotia's Colchester County.
"The Town of Truro is happy to support the Atlantic International Air Show in August 2020 and the great work of Events Truro Colchester, who will be hosting the event locally," said Truro's Mayor Bill Mills.
The Canadian Forces Snowbirds will once again perform in Debert but they will be joined by a themed line-up of historic "warbirds" spanning from World War I all the way through the Korean and Cold War eras to our modern CF-18 Demonstration. Those acts include: a P-51D Mustang and FG-1D Corsair, a World War One era Nieuport XI biplane, and a de Havilland Vampire, Canada's first fighter jet. This collection of "warbirds" will showcase a unique aviation spectacle not often seen due to the limited number of aircraft from these eras still flying today.
A highlight for many will be the celebration of the 80th anniversary of The Battle of Britain as we display a World War Two era Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX from the Collings Foundation in Massachusetts, USA.
General admission tickets to this year's show go on sale Tuesday, December 10, with premium ticket options to follow in the spring.
We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge and thank all of the partners and sponsors that make the Air Show possible this year.
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Attending an air show is a bit different than your average outdoor event.
Be sure you read the Rules & Guidelines so you can arrive on-site prepared.
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Air Show Atlantic's roots go back to the military air shows in Shearwater
of the 80s and 90s.
We are proud to honour that legacy and offer discounts to currently serving and retired members of the military and their families.
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We are now also a participating venue for the Access 2 card program run by Easter Seals Canada.
This program provides a discount for an adult support person who accompanies someone with a permanent disability to assist with services not provided by staff at the participating venue.
Available ONLY at the Gate on Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30.
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Did you know that it takes over 200 volunteers to make our Air Show run successfully?
Every year we work with our host city to recruit local volunteers to assist us with many aspects of the Show. We're always on the lookout for new faces to help us out!
Air Show Atlantic is widely recognized as an ideal marketing platform for you to reach the public and corporate customers.
Talk to our Executive Director and let him show you how supporting the Air Show can help your company. Find out what we can do to grow your business.
For the 20+ years since its inception, the Runway Market has been a huge success for both our exhibtors and the Show.
Thousands of people each day with a prime location on the airfield means it is a great way to bring awareness to your business or your
Currently running our 37th Air Show, the Atlantic Canada International Air Show has a long, proud history in the industry and the region.
We have a dedicated and professional team of volunteers who work on a year-round basis every year, led by our Executive Director, Colin Stephenson.
Air Show Atlantic is one of the productions of the Nova Scotia International Air Show Association (NSIASA), formed as a Nova Scotian not-for-profit society in 1996.
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