The AeroShell Aerobatic team will appear on Saturday at the St. Landry Parish Airport’s second annual Fly-in and Vintage Warbird Epo scheduled Friday through Sunday. The AeroShell team will not to aerobatics, but will do fly overs. The team is shown at an air show in Biloxi, Mississippi, in 2019. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)
AeroShell Aerobatic team joins fly-in at Opelousas
The AeroShell Aerobatic team will appear at the St. Landry Parish Airport’s second annual Fly-in and Vintage Warbird Epo scheduled Friday through Sunday.
The AeroShell Aerobatic team will arrive Saturday morning and perform some non-aerobatic flying, formation flyovers and then stop in for a visit before departing Saturday afternoon.
The centerpiece of the fly-in is World War II B-17 bomber. Also planned for the show is a C-45, Helldiver, T-6 and Stearman biplane.
Visitors will get an opportunity to see the B-17 up close, tour the aircraft and see it in flight.
The event will also feature airplane rides, food trucks, classic cars, RC airplanes, live music and activities for youth.
The fly-in schedule is: 6 to 10 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Admission is $15 for a vehicle with up to two people and $20 for vehicles with three or more people.
For more information contact David Allen, airport manager, at 337-351-0025.