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 For Immediate Release

2003 Canadian International Air Show celebrates the 
100th Anniversary of Powered Flight!

TORONTO - August 2003 -- Toronto’s 54th annual Canadian International Air Show will be one to remember. It will feature the Canadian Forces CF-18, the Royal Air Force, Nimrod and Canada’s premier military demonstration team, the Snowbirds. There will be plenty of aircraft from all eras including fighter jets from the Air Forces - Canada, the United States and United Kingdom. The USAF Thunderbirds will be returning to the CNE waterfront on Monday September 1st, 2003 as the grand finale of the CNE 125th birthday celebration. The three hour show will thrill audiences who love entertainment and aviation! 

Military acts booked to date include:
Canadian Forces Snowbirds 
Canadian Forces CF-18 Hornet demo
CT-155 Hawk
CC150 Polaris
Search and Rescue Demo - Canadian Forces Labrador Cormorant
F-15 from the United States Air Force
Two F-16s from the United States Air Force
USAF Thunderbirds (Monday only)
Royal Air Force Nimrod
And many more

(*Military participation subject to change)

Civilian acts booked to date include:
Team Oracle - Sean D. Tucker (Multi award-winning U.S. National Aerobatics Champion)
Patty Wagstaff (Multi award winning US National Aerobatics Champion)
Fokker Super Universal
Air Cadets
P-51 Mustang
Canadian Harvard Aircraft Association (World War I replica aircraft)
Canadian Warplane Heritage- Lancaster Bomber
Spitfire (Fighter Factory)
And many more

The Canadian International Air Show takes place Labour Day weekend, Saturday, August 30, Sunday, August 31 and Monday, September 1 over Lake Ontario off the CNE grounds. All shows begin at 1 p.m. and are free with CNE admission.

Media contact: Colleen Swider, Manager, Media Relations and Public Affairs, Canadian International Air Show
Air show office: (416) 263-3650, or (416) 968-7111 x 223 or e-mail: swiderc@ancrental.com
(Photos of acts available upon request)

For more information visit www.cias.org

Last Updated :08/13/04 19:09 -0400 [jc]