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Snowbirds coming to air show in Debert


Three members of Canada's famous Snowbirds perform a close pass during the 2004 Nova Scotia International Air Show. - File
Three members of Canada's famous Snowbirds perform a close pass during the 2004 Nova Scotia International Air Show. - File

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds demonstration team will perform in Nova Scotia this summer at the Debert Airport.

The Truro Flying Club and the Nova Scotia International Air Show Association are producing a military air show at the airport on June 19, Airshow Atlantic announced Tuesday.

It will be the first time the Snowbirds have performed at the Debert Airport, a former British Commonwealth air training base in the Second World War and the centre of general aviation flying training in Nova Scotia today.

"Truro Flying Club is over the moon excited to have the CF Snowbirds perform in Debert,” airport manager Denyse Sibley. said in a release. “This is a great opportunity to showcase a spectacular aerial performance and put the Debert airport on the map.” says

The event will be promoted through the Air Show Atlantic web site when additional participants are confirmed and ticket prices determined in the coming weeks. in the coming weeks. More information is available at www.airshowatlantic.ca or Air Show Atlantic on Facebook.

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