FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team, the leading vintage airshow performance squadron, will perform at the Fort Lauderdale Air Show on Saturday and Sunday, November 21-22 at Fort Lauderdale Beach. The six WWII-era aircraft will perform a dynamic 18-minute, low-level precision-flying demonstration.
At the GEICO Sea/Air Challenge airshow attendees will see firsthand which one is faster, a plane or a boat. The GEICO Skytypers will race against the Miss GEICO Offshore Racing Team who has won twelve world offshore racing championships.
“We're going to be racing the Miss GEICO Offshore Racing Team and it's always a close race. It's the aircraft that trained WWII pilots versus a World Champion powerboat,” said Larry Arken, squadron commander and team flight lead. “Event attendees will have a front row seat for this epic sea/air racing face-off.”
ABOUT MISS GEICO
Miss GEICO is an offshore racing boat sponsored by GEICO Insurance and owned by the country's premier and fastest performing powerboat racing team, AMF (America Moving Forward) Offshore racing. Miss GEICO is headquartered in Riviera Beach, FL.
ABOUT THE GEICO SKYTYPERS
The GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team, the leading vintage airshow performance squadron, fly six WWII SNJ aircraft, the North American SNJ built for the Navy, the Air Forces T-6 variant. The team performs a low-level, precision-flying demonstration featuring tactics and maneuvers designed by team members who served in the United States military.
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