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    An air show like you've never seen before



    Marvel at the unlimited skills in the sky

  • Bill Stein
    Two Days of High-Flying Exhilaration

    How's the air down there?

    Check out Bill Stein's whirling weightless wonders! 

  • Brian Correll
    Turn your world Topsy Turvy


    Dazzling, dizzying aerobatics for the whole family!

  • You'll be shocked

    Aftershock Jet Truck

    As above - so below

Second-to-none Aerial Feats

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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

Misty Blues

Gliding in style!

See. Soar. Share.

Get to know just a little more about our incoming 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

U.S. Thunderbirds

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.

Misty Blues All-Woman Skydiving Team

There are approximately 35,000 active skydivers in North America, and only 15 percent are women! The Misty Blues team is 100 percent women. The ladies on the team come from all across the US to demonstrate their amazing skydiving skills. 

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.

Mini Jet Airshows

Mini Jet Airshows is a lifelong dream of the pilot Tom "Lark" Larkin. Having watched the BD-5J perform as a child at a local airshow, and then later becoming a fighter pilot, airline pilot, and aerobatic pilot; it was always his dream to do airshows in a "mini" jet.

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.

Aftershock Jet Firetruck

This 1940 Ford Fire Truck boasts TWIN Rolls-Royce Bristol Viper Jet Engines totaling over 24,000 horsepower and holds the Guineas Record for Fire Trucks at an amazing 407 MPH! 

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!