Eyes to turn to the sky for Cherry Point Air Show

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The Black Diamond Jet Team will be among the featured fliers at this weekend's Cherry Point Air Show.

Photo courtesy of Black Diamond Jet Team
Published: Monday, May 12, 2014 at 10:05 AM.

All eyes look to the skies this weekend with the 2014 Cherry Point Air Show.

The event features the Friday Night Show, along with days shows on Saturday and Sunday.

Parking and admission are free, though boxseat, grandstand and chalet upgrades are available at various costs.

Gates open at 5 p.m. Friday with flying from 5:45 to 10 p.m., concluding with a fireworks show.

Gates open at 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, with flying from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

It is the largest air show in the Carolinas and one of the largest military events of its type in the Southeast.

Friday’s night show will have a variety of aerial pyrotechnic displays, afterburner flybys, roaring afterburner display of the Smoke-n-Thunder jet car, the Black Dagger Skydivers, a wall of fire ordnance demonstration and a large fireworks display set to patriotic music.

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