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Patriots Jet Demonstration Team to Perform at the 2015 Water Follies!

Posted: Updated: -  The Tri-City Water Follies Association has announced some big news about what the fans will see in the air during the 2015 HAPO Gold Cup and Over the River Air Show. 

The Tri-City Water Follies Association says the Patriots Jet Demonstration Team will be appearing to excite crowds gathered along the shores of the Columbia River at the 2015 Water Follies. 

The Byron, California-based Patriots currently operate as a six-jet team, flying the Czech-built Aero L-39 Albatross. They are well-known for their fast-paced formation flying and choreographed six-ship aerobatic maneuvers

Matt Boehnke, Air Show Director for the Water Follies said,  "We are very excited to be able to tell the public, that we confirmed the prestigious Patriots Jet demonstration team will be the cornerstone act for this summer's HAPO Over the River Air Show.  A big thanks goes to the hard work and dedication of our Event Director, Kathy Powell who coordinated the details with the team, the Federal Aviation Administration and Bergstrom Airport."

Crystal Contreras, HAPO Communications Director shared, "We're thrilled to have the Patriots Jet team as part of the HAPO Over the River Air Show this summer! We expect they will put on a tremendous show for us!" 

"This year's HAPO Air Show promises to be one of the most dynamic ever," said Powell. "Coupled with the Gold Cup coming to the Tri-Cities, our event is now shaping up to be a major destination for people around the country. We are excited and we are ready to go."

The HAPO Gold Cup and Over the River Air Show is July 24 - 26, 2015