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Geico Skytypers Air Show Team To Perform At Stuart Air Show; Renowned WWII Show Team To Perform On Sat. and Sun., November 7th-8th

The GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team, the leading vintage airshow performance squadron, will be performing at the Stuart Air Show on Saturday and Sunday, November 7-8 at Witham Field, 2011 SE Airport Rd, Stuart, FL.
The GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team, the leading vintage airshow performance squadron, will be performing at the Stuart Air Show on Saturday and Sunday, November 7-8 at Witham Field, 2011 SE Airport Rd, Stuart, FL. 

STUART, FL – The GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team, the leading vintage airshow performance squadron, will be performing at the Stuart Air Show on Saturday and Sunday, November 7-8 at Witham Field, 2011 SE Airport Rd, Stuart, FL. The six WWII-era aircraft will perform a dynamic 18-minute, low-level precision-flying demonstration.  The year marks the 75th Anniversary of the end of WWII and the GEICO Skytypers vintage airplanes trained the “greatest generation” of pilots for WWII. 

“Airshow spectators and aviation enthusiasts will witness our ‘warbirds’ perform a dynamic demonstration designed by team members who served in the U.S. military,” says Larry Arken, squadron commander and team flight lead.

ABOUT THE AIRCRAFT (SNJ)

  • The GEICO Skytypers fly six WWII SNJs, the Navy’s equivalent of the Texas T-6.  Both trainer aircraft were used to prepare pilots of “The Greatest Generation” for combat.
  • In 1940-41, the SNJ was built as an advanced WWII military training aircraft designed to perform all the maneuvers of a fighter plane at slower speeds. 
  • The aircraft is powered by a 600-horsepower Pratt and Whitney engine.
  • The GEICO Skytypers’ low-level precision-flying demonstration was designed by team members who served in the United States military.

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ABOUT SKYTYPING

  • The GEICO Skytypers “skytype” by creating giant messages in the sky with five aircraft flying in a tight, line-abreast formation.
  • The planes skytype by coordinating dot matrix-style messages with environmentally friendly puffs of white smoke.
  • A computer located in the lead aircraft sends radio signals to the other planes and their white puffs of smoke create the “skytyped” messages that are often as tall as the Empire State Building and seen from a 15-mile radius.
The six WWII-era aircraft will perform a dynamic 18-minute, low-level precision-flying demonstration.  The year marks the 75th Anniversary of the end of WWII and the GEICO Skytypers vintage airplanes trained the “greatest generation” of pilots for WWII.
The six WWII-era aircraft will perform a dynamic 18-minute, low-level precision-flying demonstration.  The year marks the 75th Anniversary of the end of WWII and the GEICO Skytypers vintage airplanes trained the “greatest generation” of pilots for WWII. 

ABOUT THE GEICO SKYTYPERS
The GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team, the leading vintage airshow performance squadron, fly six WWII SNJ aircraft, the North American SNJ built for the Navy, the Air Forces T-6 variant. Both trainer aircraft were used to prepare pilots of “The Greatest Generation” for WWII combat. The team performs a low-level, precision-flying demonstration featuring tactics and maneuvers designed by team members who served in the United States military. In addition to their air show performances, the team “skytype” giant messages in the sky. Five aircraft fly in a line-abreast formation to produce 1,000-foot tall messages that can be seen for 15 miles in any direction. For more information, please visit www.geicoskytypers.com.

ABOUT GEICO 
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company), the second-largest auto insurer in the U.S., was founded in 1936 and insures more than 27 million vehicles. To make changes, report claims, print insurance cards and purchase additional products, policyholders can access their insurance policy here, connect via GEICO Mobilephone or by visiting a GEICO local agent. Homeowners, renters, condo, flood, identity theft and term life coverages are written through non-affiliated insurance companies and are secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc. Commercial auto and personal umbrella coverages are also available. Visit www.geico.com for a quote or to learn more.


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