GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team, an airshow performance squadron, has announced it is kicking off 2019 season in Lakeland, Florida, at the Sun 'n Fun International Fly-in and Expo on April 5-7, the company said.
The GEICO Skytypers fly WWII SNJs, the Navy's equivalent of the Texas T-6.
The GEICO Skytypers fly six SNJs powered by 600-horsepower Pratt and Whitney engines.
The Skytypers will open the season in Florida at the Vero Beach Air Show on April 21-22 and quickly travel to South Carolina to perform at the inaugural Wings Over Myrtle Beach Air Show the following weekend on April 28-29.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 13, 2017-GEICO Skytypers team to perform during 2017 air show season
The GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team will perform at several national air shows during the 2017 season, which kicks off in April and wraps up in November, the group said.
The GEICO Skytypers said they will complete their 2015 air show season with joint performances at three upcoming airshows with the US Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels.
The GEICO Skytypers are the only flying unit in the world that performs at air shows typing messages in the sky.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 11, 2015-GEICO Skytypers
end 2015 season with Blue Angels