FYI Philly: Atlantic City Airshow

The Atlantic City Airshow will roar over the beach and boardwalk on Wednesday, September 2nd.

The high flying thrills will take over the skies starting at 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. This is the 13th year for the airshow.

Joe Kelly, President Greater Atlantic City Chamber says, "It has become the largest mid-day show in the country. It's over the ocean. It's a great time. It's a great family event and it's a great way to continue the summer."

The U.S. Navy's Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels return to Atlantic City for the first time since 2006.

Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian says, "It's a reason to come and just see them alone."

They will share the air with the U.S. Army Golden Knights, an F-22 tactical fighter.

This year fans even have the chance to witness history.

"We have a gentleman, Andrew Wright that is going to break the world record," said Kelly.

The aerobatic pilot aims to rotate his G202 a record 100 times in an inverted flat spin. Plunging upside down from, 23,000 feet up or as high as the airplane will go down the beach.

The current record is 81 turns by a biplane.

Kelly adds, "So it's a Guinness record and he's going to attempt to break it at our airshow."

For more on the Atlantic City Airshow, you can watch FYI Philly on Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. or Sunday at midnight on Channel 6.
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