Mention the name “Granley” in aviation and airshow circles anywhere and chances are you will be greeted with smiles and stories. The Granley name is synonymous with excellence and passion in Military, Commercial and Aerobatic Aviation. We are delighted to welcome Bud and Ross to our 2022 show! Read more about this father and son team, and plan to join us to see them in action August 6th.
Veteran airshow pilot and performer John Mrazek along with his Harvard Mark IV, “Pussycat II,” will dazzle audiences, spectators, or anyone watching with a spectacular aerial ballet. With lots of noise, smoke, and skill, John’s aerobatic performance will bring the entire airshow crowd to a standstill.
The classic P-51 Mustang is one of the greatest success stories of military aviation. Originally designed for Great Britain, the North American fighter was adopted by the U.S. Army Air Force and upgraded with the powerful, reliable Rolls-Royce Merlin which powered the Supermarine Spitfire. With altitude, range, and performance, the Merlin Mustang became a world beater.
The GERONIMO! Skydiving Team is managed by professional exhibition skydiver and founding member, John Wallace. Team members are some of the most experienced and skilled civilian show jumpers in North America and are professionally credentialed in both Canada and the United States. As disciplined professionals, Team members are committed to performance excellence, safety, professionalism, and personal integrity. In addition to our high standards as performers we are dedicated to giving back to the community and strive to be role models for today’s youth.
Considered the best performing piston fighter, the Grumman F8F Bearcat replaced the F6F Hellcat.Weighing almost 2,000 lbs. less than the Hellcat. The Bearcat could reach top speeds of 732 kmh and was the second featured aircraft of the Blue Angels.
Kyle Fowler began following his father’s footsteps at a very young age. Looking to his father, Ken Fowler of Team Rocket, as his role model, Kyle moved forward with his dreams of becoming an Aerobatic Pilot by the age of 12, announcing his father’s performance at several Airshows.
The Erickson Aircraft Collection located in Madras Oregon, started by Jack Erickson in 1983, proudly displays over twenty rare aircraft, most still in flying condition. The Curtiss P-40 (known as the Warhawk in the USA) is single-engined, single-seat, all-metal fighter and and ground-attack aircraft.
Manfred Radius began flying sailplanes in 1961 at age 17 in Hamburg, Germany. He has logged more than 5,000 flights and accumulated over 2,000 hours in at least 60 types of sailplanes.
Manfred is a professional air show performer who ushered in a new era in sailplane demonstrations. He has the distinction of having introduced world championship-level sailplane performances to air shows in North America.