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Black Diamonds Jet Team to perform for Lehigh Valley Air Show

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Jul 09 2013 12:28:27 PM CDT
Black Diamond Jet Team

Black Diamond Jet Team

HANOVER TWP., Pa. -

Air show attendees will have a good reason to look to the skies in August.

Black Diamond Jet Team is the latest act announced for the Lehigh Valley Air Show set for August 24 and 25 at the Lehigh Valley International Airport in Hanover Twp., Lehigh Co.

The team is a four-ship aerobatic civilian owned jet team based in Lakeland, Florida.

Painted in a distinctive artic-camouflage color scheme, the L-39 Albatross aircraft sparkle as they perform overhead.

The Black Diamond Jet Team's performance will include precise maneuvers that are taught to military pilots around the world.

Tickets for the show are currently available and cost $12 for adults bought in advance, $15 at the gate; Children 4-11 $6 advanced tickets and $8 at the gate. Children 3 and under are free.

Military personnel -- active or retired-- with valid ID can get in for $10 at the gate.

Tickets can be purchased several ways:

-- online at lehighvalleyairshow.com

-- at Lehigh Valley International Airport on level 3 at the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority office

-- Any local Wegman's location -- including the nearest three stores in Allentown, Easton and Bethlehem

-- In the lobby of the Sands Bethlehem Casino

For more information, visit the airshow website.