Community outreach to area students...

Stuart Airshow
Press Release - For Immediate Release
Contact:   Director of Development & Events
                 Susan Cunnane                                                                         
Phone:     772-781-4882 (o)
                 772-812-1765  (c)          

Military flight teams to visit area students

STUART, FL (Oct. 30, 2017) -- Military flight teams will be doing more than just flying jets during the 2017 Audi Stuart Air Show this coming weekend, they will be speaking with area students in advance about aviation, parachuting, military careers, and the demonstrations they will be performing all weekend at the Stuart Air Show. 

On Thursday, November 2 at 10:20 a.m., members of the U.S. Air Force F-16 Viper Demo Team will address Martin County High School JROTC students, followed by students at the Clark Advance Learning Center, at 1:30 p.m., on the Indian River State College Chastain Campus, located at 2400 SE Salerno Road in Stuart. The F-16 Viper pilots and maintainers will talk about real world applications of aerospace engineering, Air Force careers, and the flight demonstrations that the F-16 'Fighting Falcon'. 

Also on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 9 a.m., the U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASPOC) Black Daggers Parachute Demonstration Team will visit South Fork High School JROTC students, for an interactive session and discussion on careers in special operations and the free fall parachute demonstrations they will perform at the air show. South Fork High School is located at 10205 S.W. Pratt Whitney Road in Stuart. 

On Friday, Nov. 3 at 8 a.m., the U.S. Navy F18 Super Hornet Demonstration Team will visit the Stem Center (JD Parker Elementary), located at 1010 SE 10 Street in Stuart, to speak to the students of the Stem program about real-world applications of aerospace engineering, Navy careers, and the flight demonstrations that the F-18 Tac Demo Team will perform at the air show. 

The U.S. Navy F18, U.S. Air Force F16, U.S. Army Black Daggers Parachute Demonstration Team, and US Navy Leap Frogs will perform at the Stuart Air Show held at the Martin County Airport, Witham Field, on Friday night (Nov. 3) and Saturday and Sunday (Nov. 4 and Nov. 5). 

Pre-sale tickets are available from $5 for veterans/military (military ID required) and children 6-12 (5 and under free), $15 for children 13+ and adults. Tickets at the gate will be $25 (age 13+) and $5 for veterans/military (military ID required). 

The 2017 Audi Stuart Air Show, presented this year by Diamond Sponsor--Audi Stuart, and Platinum Sponsors-Martin County Airport-Witham Field, Sikorsky Aircraft, a Lockheed Martin Company, and Pratt & Whitey, a United Technologies Company, thank the following Bronze sponsors for helping ensure the 28th consecutive air show is another roaring success:  Chick-fil-A, UBU Brands, YMCA of the Treasure Coast, Ron Rowers - Trial Attorney, Special Forces Stuart, S.T.A.R. Security, DRD Technical Solutions, Inc., Waterblasting Technologies, Event Makers, Triumph Group Aerospace Structures, Dermatology Center of Florida, Waste Management, Storm Tight Windows, Ampersand Graphics | Shirt Shack, and Stryker Electric.

For more information, to view the show schedule or purchase tickets online, please visit

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PHOTOS (High resolution image available.)
Local students will learn more about aviation first hand from members of the US Navy F18 Super Hornet Demonstration Team _F18 in photo__ along with members of the US Air Force F16 Viper Demo Team_ US Army Black Daggers Parachute Demonstration Team_ and US Navy Leap Frogs. Photo credit 316creations/Sarah Parker.

About Audi Stuart
Audi Stuart is the premier provider of Audi's along Florida's Treasure Coast.  "Progress through Technology" is the Audi USA ethos and is the core belief that drives the development of every Audi vehicle, inspiring the innovative solutions, revolutionary engineering and progressive design that have become synonymous with the Audi name.  Audi Stuart is part of the Brickell Motors Family. For more information, a full range of inventory and current specials, visit or call (772) 214-3900.

About the Stuart Air Show

The Stuart Air Show is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes a safe, family entertainment event, highlights aviation, and provides financial support to its benefiting non-profit organizations including: Road to Victory Military Museum, Venture Crew #804/Boy Scouts of America, United Way of Martin County, Martin County Community Foundation, City of Stuart Police Department Explorer Post #878, Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club, South Florida, Civil Air Patrol 8024 Stuart Cadet Squadron, St. Lucie West Centennial High School, as well as many other deserving community organizations and charities. The air show offers many different types fundraising opportunities for local non-profit organizations and community groups. Nearly a dozen organizations benefit from the show each year.

For more information about the 2017 Audi Stuart Air Show, please contact the main office at (772) 781-4882 or at  .

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