These Thrilling Air Acts
McConnell is excited to host some of the nation's and the local area's most renowned air acts for the 2022 Frontiers in Flight Open House & Air Show. Check out the video below for just a quick teaser of what to expect from this year's show. We haven't hosted an Air Show at McConnell since 2018, but we're back and we're ready to fly higher than ever before!
Playful Air Shows
Just one of this year's great acts!
The Mini Jet
SubSonex Jet, otherwise known as JSX003
Gliding in style!
See. Soar. Share.
Get to know just a little more about our incoming air acts.
2022 FRONTIERS IN FLIGHT AIR ACTS
Tora Tora Tora
Guests can watch a live demonstration of how U.S. history was changed on December 7, 1941, when Tora, Tora, Tora visits McConnell AFB for the Frontiers in Flight Air Show! Tora, Tora, Tora travels the U.S. with World War II-era Japanese aircraft teaching the lesson of how United States history was changed
Headlining the Frontiers in Flight Airshow is the U.S. Thunderbirds! The Thunderbirds perform around the world to display the pride, precision, and professionalism that the U.S. Air Force represents. Guests will see the Thunderbirds' renowned flying and solo routines. These routines showcase the precision and training of the pilots along with the power and gracefulness of The F-16 Falcon.
CAF Red Tail Squadron
The goal of the Commemorative Air Force Red Tail Squadron is to share the inspiring legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, America's first black military pilots and their support personnel. Their strength, courage, and ability to triumph over adversity during WWII can serve to inspire others about how to succeed today.
Bill Stein Airshows
Bill Stein has logged over 5,000 hours of aerobatic and formation flight. Bill began flying aerobatics when he was still a student pilot and has been dedicated to perfecting his skills ever since. Since 1995 Bill has performed at air shows all across the United States and has entertained millions air show fans.
Adam Baker Airshows
Adam "Shakenbake" Baker is a one-of-a-kind airshow pilot. Adam's competition background and progressive freestyle flying match his one-of-a-kind plane scheme that is updated yearly. His progressive thinking and industry-changing strategy have made him marketable to all generations.
Brian Correll Airshows
Inspired by Kansas aviation pioneers such as Harold Krier and Tex Johnston, Brian began flying airshows in 2008 and upgraded to his current aircraft in 2010. Brian and his wife Rachel live near Wichita Kansas in a community airpark with their two sons. He is a Production Test Pilot for Textron Aviation and an Instructor Pilot in the Air Force Reserves.
We've got these flying aces and more!
We'll see you on Sept. 24 & 25 to check out all the acts coming to Frontiers in Flight 2022!