The rest of the Snowbirds 431 demonstration squadron arrived Saturday afternoon at the Yarmouth airport. Air show organizers are expecting large crowds on Sunday, Sept. 15.
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Clouds lifted Saturday afternoon, allowing the rest of the Snowbirds 431 demonstration squadron to land for the Yarmouth International Airport Air Experience. The lead aircraft had landed shortly after noon.
Although no aerial acts took place on Saturday because of the low cloud cover, air show organizers are expecting a large turnout for performances on Sunday.
Following is the schedule. For more information about the acts, click on highlighted links.
Breakfast will be served to the public at the Yarmouth Flying Club (adjacent to airfield) from 9 - 11 a.m. for $5. Meal includes eggs, bacon, sausage, toast, tea or coffee.
9 a.m. Local aircraft flyby
11:15 a.m. All other aircraft land, Skyhawk's aircraft take-off
11:30 a.m. Skyhawk's streamer drop
Noon official opening
12:10 p.m. Canadian Forces parachute team, The Skyhawks
12:35 p.m. Skyhawk's aircraft lands
12:40 p.m. Pete McLeod and his Edge 540 aircraft
1 p.m. Jerry McCart and his Jet Car
1:15 p.m. Gary Ward and his MX2 aircraft
1:30 p.m. CF-18 Hornet demonstration
2 p.m. Pete McLeod, Gary Ward and Jerry McCart Triple Play
2:15 p.m. Canadian Forces Snowbirds 431 demonstration squadron
3 p.m. air demonstrations conclude
In addition to the aerial acts, there is a marketplace beneath a large tent with representatives from many organizations, concession stands, a static display of private planes, a Show n' Shine featuring the Sou'West Nova Bikers Association, and more.
Gates are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
Sunday's forecast calls for sunny skies and a high of 18 with 20 km./hr. winds.
Walk-ins are $5/day, children under five are free. Private vehicles (up to seven seats) are $25 inc. passengers.