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Army Golden Knights Release 1997 Schedule

American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 1997 – The Golden Knights -- the Army's parachute team -- released its performance schedule for 1997.

The team, headquartered at Fort Bragg, N.C., will appear at 62 events in 31 states this season. It will also make one international appearance, performing at the Ottawa Air Show in Canada.

The unit tours in two teams -- Black and Gold. Since 1959, The Golden Knights have performed over 9,000 live aerial demonstrations throughout all 50 states and 45 foreign countries. The team also produced nearly 100 national and 22 world champions.

Golden Knights 1997 Schedule

Mar. 22-23  High Desert Airshow, Victorville, Calif.

Apr. 5-6    Air Show, Patrick AFB, Fla.

Apr. 5-6    Airfest '97, MacDill AFB, Fla.

Apr. 12-13  Air Show, McEntire Air National Guard Station, S.C.

Apr. 13     Fresno (Calif.) Air National Guard Open House,

Apr. 18-20  Alabama International Airshow, Anniston

Apr. 20     Open House, Barksdale AFB, La.

May 3       Armed Forces Day, Barnwell, S.C.

May 3-4     Open House, Key West NAS, Fla.

May 4       Air Expo, Raleigh, N.C.

May 10-11   Air Show, Thomaston, Ga.

May 10-11   Air Show, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

May 15      Armed Forces Week, Fort George G. Meade, Md.

May 15      Special Olympics, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

May 17-18   Joint Service Open House, Andrews AFB, Md.

May 20      DARE Show '97, Manassas, Va.

May 24-25   Salute to Veterans Celebration, Columbia, Mo.

May 30      Air Show Colorado, Broomfield, Colo.

May 30      Air Michigan Air Show, Willow Run

June 1      Air Michigan Air Show, Willow Run

June 1      Air Show Colorado, Broomfield

June 7      50th Anniversary Celebration, Scott AFB, Ill.

June 7-8    High On America Air Show, Kalamazoo, Mich.

June 8      Open House, Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind.

June 14-15  Open House, Dover AFB, Del.

June 14-15  Aerospace America International Air Show, Oklahoma City

June 21-22  Sounds of Freedom Air Show Willow Grove NAS, Pa.

June 21-22  Open House, McConnell AFB, Kan.

June 28-29  Open House, Hill AFB, Utah

June 28-29  Open House, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y.

July 3      4th of July Celebration, Dubuque, Iowa

July 4-6    Air Show, St. Louis

July 12-13  Airfest '97, Missoula, Mont.

July 12-14  Air Show, White Lake, N.Y.

July 17     Air Show, Rhinelander, Wis.

July 19-20  Aviation Expo '97, Van Nuys, Calif.

July 19-20  Air Show, Dayton, Ohio

July 23-24  Air Show, Cheyenne, Wyo.

July 25-27  River Cade, Sioux City, Iowa

July 26-27  Sea 'N' Sky Fest, Whidbey Island NAS, Wash.

Aug. 2-3    Three Rivers Air Show, Pittsburgh

Aug. 2-3    Air Show, Hanscom AFB, Mass.

Aug. 9-10   Air Show, Goshen, Ind.

Aug. 16-17  Rickenbacker Airshow, Columbus, Ohio

Aug. 16-17  Air Festival, Kankakee, Ill.

Aug. 23-24  Rutland Airshow, North Clarendon, Vt.

Aug. 23-24  Open House, McGuire AFB, N.J.

Aug. 30-31  Air Show, Sellersberg, Ind.

Aug. 30      Air Show, Cleveland

Sept. 1     Air Show, Cleveland

Sept. 6-7   Toledo Airshow '97, Swanton, Ohio

Sept. 6-7   Air Show, Grand Junction, Colo.

Sept. 13-14 Air Show, Fort Smith, Ark.

Sept. 13-14 International Airshow, Syracuse, N.Y.

Sept. 20-21 Air Show, Youngstown, Ohio

Sept. 20-21 Air Show, Topeka, Kan.

Oct. 4-5    Air Expo '97, Charleston AFB, S.C.

Oct. 11-12  Air Show, Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Oct. 11-12  Air Show, Point Mugu, Calif.

Oct. 18-19  Mid-America Air Show, Liberal, Kan.

Oct. 18-19  Open House, Edwards AFB, Calif.

Oct. 25-26  Air Show, Tulsa, Okla.

Oct. 25-26  Air Show Fort Huachuca, Ariz.

Nov. 1-2    50th Anniversary Open House, Eglin AFB, Fla.

Nov. 1-2    Open House, Cecil Field NAS, Fla.

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