Bethpage Federal Credit Union, Long Island's leading community financial institution, and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, are pleased to announce the lineup for the 8th Annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Air Show at Jones Beach, which this year will help commemorate America's Centennial of Naval Aviation.
Each year, hundreds of thousands of spectators convene on Long Island to view the annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Air Show at Jones Beach headlined by some of the most elite pilots in the world. This year, we are especially excited to be participating in the Centennial of Naval Aviation - a true milestone for our country, said Linda Armyn, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Government Affairs, Bethpage Federal Credit Union. To honor this historic celebration, together with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, we have lined up some of the world's best military and civilian air performers.
To date, the following world-class performers are scheduled to perform at this year's Bethpage Federal Credit Union Air Show at Jones Beach:
Military Performers: U.S. Airforce F22 Raptor, U.S. Army Golden Nights Parachute Team, A-10 East Demo Team, United States Air Force Heritage Flight, 106th New York Air National Guard Air Flight Rescue Demo HC-130/HH-60, World War II B17 Flying Fortress, World War II B25 Mitchell Bomber, World War II B29 Superfortress.
Civilian Performers: Sean D. Tucker - Team Oracle, John Klatt - National Guard Reserve, GEICO Skytypers, David Windmiller, American Air Power Museum Warbirds, and Mike Goulian.
The Air Show will be held Memorial Day weekend 2011 at Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh, NY, on Saturday, May 28, 2011 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM and Sunday, May 29, 2011 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. The Air Show is free to the public, but the standard $10.00 vehicle use fee will be collected each day upon entry to the State Park.
For just $65, the Empire Passport permits unlimited vehicle access to most facilities operated by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. One can purchase an Empire Passport now to use between April 1, 2011 and March 31, 2012 to enjoy the forests, the seashores and the lakefronts of New York State's parks though all of New York's beautiful seasons!
For additions to the lineup and up-to-date information about this year's show, please visit www.jonesbeachairshow.com. Fans will also be able to participate in unique contests and promotions, as well as share their experiences with this historical Long Island event by visiting www.facebook.com/jonesbeachairshow.
For more information about the Air Show, contact the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Regional Office, Recreation Department at 631/321-3510 or visit Bethpage at www.lovebethpage.com.
Bethpage Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative, existing solely to serve its members and has experienced rapid growth in recent years to become a strong alternative to banks. Bethpage was approved for the largest federal community charter in the U.S. in 2003 and now is Long Island's largest credit union and leading community financial institution with over 180,000 members, 22 branches and 60 shared service center locations throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties. As a financial cooperative, Bethpage offers better rates, lower fees and a full menu of personal and commercial financial services.
Bethpage maintains branch locations in Bay Shore, Bethpage, Central Islip, Commack, Elmont, Farmingdale, Freeport, Glen Cove, Hempstead, Huntington, Levittown, Lynbrook, Massapequa, Melville, Mineola, North Babylon, Port Jefferson, Riverhead, Seaford, Smithtown, Roosevelt and Westbury with over 250 surcharge-free ATMs in King Kullen, 7-Eleven, Walgreen's and Costco locations throughout Long Island. For more information, call 1-800-628-7070 or visit www.lovebethpage.com.