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Preview of Joint Base Charleston's Air Expo 2011

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) All eyes will be to the skies tomorrow, as pilots will play in the air at this weekend's air expo.  The air show is expected to draw thousands of people, for what is going to be an unbelievable and exciting show. 

The expo will feature acts by the Geico skytypers, and an F-15 fighter jet will perform air combat maneuvers and a special reenactment of the attack on pearl harbor,  performed by Tora,Tora,Tora.  There will also be a B-25 on display and an appearance by America's own Thunderbirds.

"We are just excited to be here in the Lowcountry Charleston Air force base.  We are really looking forward to a great weekend and we hope that folks come out and see the air show this weekend" said Kristin Haley, Thunderbird 12.

If you're coming from Mt. Pleasant, Daniel Island, or West Ashley.  Use the Dorchester road gate.

If you're traveling from downtown or I-26 east, you'll need to use the gate off of Aviation Avenue.

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The event is free to the public and parking is also free.  Gates open up at 8am and flight demonstrations start at 10.  The gates will close to incoming traffic at 2-pm to allow preparations for the outgoing traffic.

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