Peterborough Air Show presented by Ricart Promotions and Recognition

Ricart LogoPeterborough Airport celebrated its 50 year anniversary with an Air Show featuring the most exciting lineup of aerial demonstrations that Peterborough has seen in decades.

“We are thrilled with the line-up of performances we assembled to celebrate the Airport’s 50th anniversary,” said Airport General Manager Trent Gervais. “There really was something for everyone – from heart-stopping excitement to graceful manoeuvres and everything in between."

The two-day show drew thousands of spectators to the Peterborough Airport. The show profiled the Airport's thriving aeronautical business park which includes over 20 businesses.

Photo Gallery: Peterborough Air Show will appear here on the public site.
Snowbirds flying in formation
CF Snowbirds

Hosted by the Loomex Group, this thrilling display of the nine-jet precision flying by the Canadian Forces Snowbirds proudly uphold the legacy of military aviation excellence as Canada’s Air Demonstration Team.

SkyHawks parachuting with Canada Flag parachutes

Hosted by Flying Colours, the SkyHawks are the Canadian Armed Forces premier parachute demonstration team. The team’s 5,000 successful jumps have dazzled more than 75 million spectators worldwide.

CF 18 at take-off
RCAF CF-18 Demonstration Team

The RCAF CF-18 Demo Team thrills audiences worldwide with power, speed and precision. The CF-18 Hornet is a multipurpose, high-performance twin-engine fighter with a top speed of mach 1.8 - that's over 2,000 kilometres per hour. 

Rick Volker standing in front of his plane
Rick Volker

Hosted by BWXT Canada, Rick Volker demonstrates what only a few pilots in the world can do. He has invented original complex maneuvers known as “Freestyle” - completely outside the box of traditional aerobatic manoeuvers.

Todd Farrell's plane on the ground
Todd Farrell

Hosted by Drain Brothers, Todd Farrell flies air shows following his battle with stage 4 cancer to show that anything is possible no matter what odds you are confronted with. His goal is to inspire his spectators achieve the “unachievable”.

MKT Aerobatics plane in the air
MKT Aerobatics

Hosted by Enbridge Energy, Mike Tryggvason has had a passion for flying since birth. Today he flies a Giles 202 aircraft with blindingly fast roll-rate that it is brilliant to watch - a balance of smooth lines and lightning fast manoeuverability.

Great War Flying Museum bi-plane
Great War Flying Museum

Great War Flying Museum presents four full-scale, authentic replicas of aircraft flown during the First World War to show the speeds, sights and sounds of flight 100 years ago; a Sopwith 1 ½ Strutter, a Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a, a Fokker DR1 tri-plane and a Nieuport 28.

Vendor Village

Airshow guests could grab a bite at Kroes Croquettes, Kawartha Dairy, Reggie’s Hot Grill, Poutine Supreme, Jesse’s Tap & Grill, Ben’s Kettle Corn, McFarlane’s Hot Dog Cart, A Taste of Russia, Kawartha Lakes Fried Chicken, or La Mesita Restaurante & Catering.

BWXT, WSP, Kadex, Loomex, Canadian Armed Forces, the Peterborough Utilities Group water cart, 2020 Ontario 55+ Summer Games, City of Peterborough Transportation, Peterborough Humane Society, Garden’s and Fields, Canadian Red Cross and Peterborough Petes located in the Vendor Village as well.

Static Displays

Spectators enjoyed a number of attractions ranging from helicopter and unique military aircraft, to local aviation enthusiasts and businesses showcasing their aircraft, as well as a large interactive military display.

Kadex Aero Supply is the official aviation lubricant supplier to the Air Show.

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