AVIATION FESTIVAL

dedicated to the 85th Anniversary of S.Darius and S.Girėnas flight across the Atlantic Ocean

and to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the restoration of the state of Lithuania

THE PROGRAM

14th of July (Saturday)

From 12 pm all day – aircraft display, a photo exhibition of aviation history, aviation museum, a skydiving simulator, kite and aircraft model workshops, family and entertainment zones, children’s funfair, outdoor coffee shops, trade stalls.

12.30 pm – the commemoration of the fallen pilots at the Memorial.

1.00 pm – solemn opening of the festival on the stage, the performance of the Air Force Wind Orchestra, welcome speeches of the honourable guests.

1.30 pm – demonstration flight by the replica of the „Lituanica” aircraft, ultralight aircraft program, homemade aircraft performance, hang-glider and paraglider flights, general aviation aircraft GRUMMAN, CESSNA 172, JAK- 52 formation flight,  acrobatic flight of aircraft SU-26 M, individual helicopter „Cabri” performance.

3.00 pm – music program. „Black Biceps” concert.

4.00 pm – Air Force performances: the flight of interwar military aircraft ANBO II, skydiving from helicopter Mi-8 and aircraft AN-2 also an acrobatic flight by an aircraft EXTRA 300, Air Force aircraft SPARTAN performance, NATO fighter jet flight.

5.00 pm – music program. „Poliarizuoti stiklai” concert.

6.00 pm – performance by the stars of the festival – acrobatic group ANBO with aircraft JAK-50 and acrobatic group „Baltic Bees” with jet planes L39, group helicopter performance, Lithuanian glider LAK program, electric powered glider performance, group flight of the AEROPRAKT aircraft, gyroplane performances.

8.00 pm – sightseeing flights.

8.30 – 11.00 pm – music program. Performances by rock bands „Rebelheart“ and „Thundertale”.

10.00 – 11.00 pm – hot air balloon “dance in the sky” will take place during the concert.

15th of July (Sunday)

12.00 pm – the start of a bike ride to commemorate the 85th Anniversary of S. Darius and S. Girėnas flight across the Atlantic Ocean.

Aircraft display, a photo exhibition of aviation history, a skydiving simulator, kite and aircraft model workshops, family and entertainment zones, children’s funfair, outdoor coffee shops and trade stalls will be open all day.

12.30 pm – performance by the stars of the festival – acrobatic group „Baltic Bees” with jet planes L39, program of free demonstration flights.

1.30 pm – an educational program for children and families „If I was a pilot”. Sightseeing flights.

2.30 pm – music program. „Laimingu būti lengva” concert.

3.30 pm – performance by a fire rescue service.

4.00 – 6.00 pm – free demonstration flights, sightseeing flights.