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Seymour Johnson AFB hosts Wings Over Wayne 2017

An F-15E Strike Eagle piloted by Col. Christopher Sage, 4th Fighter Wing commander, prepares to be refueled by a KC-135R Stratotanker, May 18, 2017, in the skies over Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The boom is the fastest way to refuel aircraft at 1,200 gallons per minute. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenneth Boyton)

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle piloted by Col. Christopher Sage, 4th Fighter Wing commander, prepares to be refueled by a KC-135R Stratotanker, May 18, 2017, in the skies over Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. The boom is the fastest way to refuel aircraft at 1,200 gallons per minute. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenneth Boyton)

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornets taxi after landing, May 17, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The Blue Angels pilots will perform aerial stunts and routines during the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 20- 21. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ashley Maldonado)

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornets taxi after landing, May 17, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. The Blue Angels pilots will perform aerial stunts and routines during the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 20- 21. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ashley Maldonado)

A U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet landed, May 17, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The Blue Angels arrived three days prior to the Wings Over Wayne Air Show to practice their performance and engage with the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ashley Maldonado)

A U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet landed, May 17, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. The Blue Angels arrived three days prior to the Wings Over Wayne Air Show to practice their performance and engage with the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ashley Maldonado)

A 336th Fighter Squadron F-15E Strike Eagle flies near a KC-135R Stratotanker, May 18, 2017, in the skies over Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The Wings Over Wayne Air Show will feature Strike Eagle formation flights during the two-day free event, May 20-21, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenneth Boyton)

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle from the 336th Fighter Squadron flies near a KC-135R Stratotanker, May 18, 2017, in the skies over Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. The Wings Over Wayne Air Show will feature Strike Eagle formation flights during the two-day free event, May 20-21, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenneth Boyton)

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels aerial demonstration team pilots 
arrive, May 17, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The Blue Angels arrived three days prior to the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, to meet base and community members, media and practice performance routines. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ashley Maldonado)

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels aerial demonstration team pilots arrive, May 17, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. The Blue Angels arrived three days prior to the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, to meet base and community members, media and practice performance routines. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ashley Maldonado)

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly in formation during the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 20, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Seymour Johnson AFB hosted the free, two-day air show as a way to thank the public and local community for their ongoing support of the base’s missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado)

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly in formation during the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 20, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. Seymour Johnson AFB hosted the free, two-day air show as a way to thank the public and local community for their ongoing support of the base’s missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado)

A group of people attend a briefing for a KC-135R Stratotanker incentive flight two days prior to the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 18, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Seymour Johnson AFB is home to the F-15E Strike Eagle and the KC-135R. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenneth Boyton)

A group of people attend a briefing for a U.S. Air Force KC-135R Stratotanker incentive flight two days prior to the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 18, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. Seymour Johnson AFB is home to the F-15E Strike Eagle and the KC-135R. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenneth Boyton)

Lt. Col. Wayne Turner and Maj. Amanda Person, 77th Air Refueling Squadron, KC-135R Stratotanker pilots, fly civic leaders including Lt. Governor of North Carolina, Dan Forest, May 18, 2017, in the skies over Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The flight occurred two days prior to the opening ceremony of Wings Over Wayne Air Show, which will headline the U.S. Navy Blue Angels premiere aerial demonstration team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenneth Boyton)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Wayne Turner and Maj. Amanda Person, 77th Air Refueling Squadron, KC-135R Stratotanker pilots, fly civic leaders including Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina Dan Forest, May 18, 2017, in the skies over Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. The flight occurred two days prior to the opening ceremony of Wings Over Wayne Air Show, which will headline the U.S. Navy Blue Angels premiere aerial demonstration team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenneth Boyton)

Maj. Amanda Person, 7th Air Refueling Squadron, KC-135R Stratotanker pilot, flies local civic leaders including North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest, May 18, 2017, in the skies over Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Seymour Johnson AFB will host Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 20-21, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenneth Boyton)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Amanda Person, 7th Air Refueling Squadron, KC-135R Stratotanker pilot, flies local civic leaders including North Carolina Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest, May 18, 2017, in the skies over Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. Seymour Johnson AFB will host Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 20-21, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenneth Boyton)

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly in formation during the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 20, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Seymour Johnson AFB hosted the free, two-day air show as a way to thank the public and local community for their ongoing support of the base’s missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenneth Boyton)
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The U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly in formation during the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 20, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. Seymour Johnson AFB hosted the free, two-day air show as a way to thank the public and local community for their ongoing support of the base’s missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenneth Boyton)

The Smoke-N-Thunder jet truck participated in the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 20, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The Hot Streak II is a twin-jet engine 1957 Chevrolet pickup, capable of reaching speeds exceeding 350 miles per hour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Miranda A. Loera)
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The Smoke-N-Thunder jet truck participated in the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 20, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. The Hot Streak II is a twin-jet engine 1957 Chevrolet pickup, capable of reaching speeds exceeding 350 miles per hour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Miranda A. Loera)

Members of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard perform at the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 21, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Seymour Johnson AFB hosted the free, two-day air show as a way to thank the public and local community for their ongoing support of the base’s missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Victoria Boyton)
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Members of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard perform at the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 21, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. Seymour Johnson AFB hosted the free, two-day air show as a way to thank the public and local community for their ongoing support of the base’s missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Victoria Boyton)

An F-15E Strike Eagle flies over the crowd during the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 21, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Later this year, the 4th Fighter Wing will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a weekend of heritage events and ceremonies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado)
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A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle flies over the crowd during the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 21, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. Later this year, the 4th Fighter Wing will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a weekend of heritage events and ceremonies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado)

Maj. Nathe, 335th Fighter Squadron pilot, explains the capabilities of the F-15E Strike Eagle to patrons during the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 20, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The Strike Eagle is a dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittain Crolley)
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U.S. Air Force Maj. Nathe, 335th Fighter Squadron pilot, explains the capabilities of the F-15E Strike Eagle to patrons during the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 20, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. The Strike Eagle is a dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittain Crolley)

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Seymour Johnson AFB hosted the Wings Over Wayne Air Show May 20 through 21. The two-day event featured 25 acts, included  including demonstrations by the U.S. Army Special Forces Black Daggers Parachute Team, the Smoke-n-Thunder Jet Truck, the Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 demonstration team and more.


For more photos from the air show, visit http://www.seymourjohnson.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1186889/wings-over-wayne-2017/