America’s Freedom Fest featuring Rotors ’n Ribs
July 9 - July 10
One of the country’s premier air shows and fly-ins!
Open to all helicopter owners, pilots, and enthusiasts
What is America’s Freedom Fest?
America’s Freedom Fest is one the Midwest’s premier air shows, with a heritage and tradition dating back decades. The event draws more than 30,000 people from around northern Indiana and beyond, and features daring aerial acts, fascinating static displays, mouthwatering food, a legendary fireworks display, and much more.
What is Rotors ‘n Ribs?
Rotors ‘n Ribs is a helicopter fly-in hosted by Sweet Helicopters. This year it is on the same day of America’s Freedom Fest and includes VIP passes that offer not only a premier view of the air show but also a delicious barbecue meal, a helicopter-related safety seminar, and a variety of networking opportunities. Pilots who fly into the event, along with their guests, and along with anyone who attends the town hall meeting will receive complimentary VIP air show passes!
Must See Acts
- USAF A-10 Thunderbolt II Demo Team
The unique combat capabilities of the A-10 “Warthog” as they perform precision aerial maneuvers while highlighting the mission and professionalism of the men and women of the United States Air Force.
- Shockwave Jet Truck
Shockwave is a J34-48 Pratt & Whitney jet-engine-equipped big rig with top speeds of more than 350 mph. Shockwave’s sheer display of power offers a spectacle unlike any other.
- Susan Dacy and “Big Red”
Susan expertly guides her Super Stearman biplane through a series of dazzling aerobatics reminiscent of the barnstorming air shows of the past.
- Phillips 66 Aerostars
Witness precision aerobatics at speeds of around 250 mph!
- Randy Ball Mig Jet Act
Randy W. Ball is North America’s PREMIER Jet Demonstration Pilot. Randy has performed well over 1,400 performances to date!
- And Much More!
More acts coming soon!
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