Yuma Airshow
Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona
March 9, 2019
MCAS Yuma Airshow
A-10 Thunderbolt II (81-983 'DM') with P-51D Mustang (44-13334 'G4-U') named 'Wee Willy II' in the A-10 Heritage Flight.
The Shockwave Jet Truck, the worlds fastest jet powered truck.
Celebrating 60 Years of MCAS Yuma
35,000 spectators attended the 57th Annual Yuma Airshow which in 2019 was celebrating 60 years of MCAS Yuma. Originally Vincent Air Force Base, it was transferred from the US Air Force to the US Navy, and finally from the Navy to the Marine Corps in 1959.

There were demonstrations by units based at MCAS Yuma utilising the; AV-8B Harrier II, F-35B Lightning II, F-5N Tiger II, and MV-22B Osprey. The airshow also included performers like the Shockwave Jet Truck, the Yellow Thunder T-6ís from Canada, and the Southern California Commemorative Air Force which included a re-enactment of Pearl Harbor with the Tora Tora Tora Commemorative Airforce and the HH-1N Iroquois Search & Rescue Demonstration. The USMC VMX-1 also flew AH-1, MV-22 and UH-1 as a mini Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Demo.
The USAF attended with the A-10 Thunderbolt II which flew with the P-51D Mustang in the A-10 Heritage Flight.
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Left to right: A-10 Thunderbolt II (81-983 'DM').
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Left to right: A-10 Thunderbolt II (81-983 'DM') and P-51D Mustang (44-13334 'G4-U' registered NL7715C) named 'Wee Willy II' in the A-10 Heritage Flight.
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F-35B Lightning II (169590 'DC-03') with VMFA-122 based at MCAS Yuma.
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Left to right: F-35B Lightning II (169590 'DC-03') with VMFA-122 based at MCAS Yuma.
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Left to right: F-35B Lightning II (169590 'DC-03' and 168309 'DC-05') with VMFA-122 based at MCAS Yuma.
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AV-8B Harrier II (165429 'WE-06') of VMA-214 'Blacksheep' based at MCAS Yuma.
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Left to right: AV-8B Harrier II (165429 'WE-06') of VMA-214 'Blacksheep' based at MCAS Yuma.
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Left to right: AV-8B Harrier II (165429 'WE-06' and 165006 'WE-09') of VMA-214 'Blacksheep' based at MCAS Yuma.
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MV-22B Osprey (168215 'MV-01') with VMX-1 based at MCAS Yuma.
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Left to right: MV-22B Osprey (168215 'MV-01') with VMX-1 based at MCAS Yuma.
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Huey AH-1Z Super Cobra (169275 'MV-44') with VMX-1 based at MCAS Yuma.
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Left to right: Huey AH-1Z Super Cobra (169275 'MV-44') with VMX-1 based at MCAS Yuma.
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Left to right: Bell UH-1Y Venom (166755 'MV-30') with VMX-1 based at MCAS Yuma.
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Left to right: F-5N Tiger IIs (761526 '11' with 761589 '10' and 761559 '06' with 761572 '07') with the Marine Fighter Training Squadron 401 (VMFT-401) known as the 'Snipers', they are the only adversary squadron in the Marine Corps and are based at MCAS Yuma. The Huey HH-1N Iroquois (158557) Marines Search & Rescue Demonstration.
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Left to right: North American AT-6Cs (Harvard IIA) (20243 '243' registered C-FVYF and 3776 registered CF-PST) Yellow Thunder T-6ís from Canada.
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Left to right: Commemorative Air Force which included a re-enactment of Pearl Harbor with the Tora Tora Tora Commemorative Airforce
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Left to right: Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (44-83514 registered N9323Z) named 'Sentimental Journey' with the Commemorative Air Force.