The Breitling Jet Team has announced its tour dates for 2015, which include, for the first time, stops in the United States. The aerobatic display team is made up of seven L-39 C Albatros jets that can reach speeds of up to 435 mph, and have flown across 36 countries all over the world.
The Breitling Jet Team will begin its tour at SUN ‘n FUN in Lakeland, Fla., with stops in Maryland, the Jones Beach Air Show in New York, the EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, SeaFair in Seattle, and the National Championship Air Races in Reno.
The Jet Team recently completed a year-long European tour, which included performances in Italy, Germany, France, and Poland. Highlights from the 2014 European tour included the team’s first time at the ILA Berlin Air Show, a rare privilege afforded to a civilian team, and flying with the Frecce Tricolori at the Fly for Peace event, which was organized to promote peace and human rights, according to officials..
Previously, the Breitling Jet Team flew east on the Breitling Dragon Tour, which included stops in Mongolia, China, South East Asia, South Korea, and Japan.