CHICKASHA, Okla. – May 15, 2023 – The 5th Annual Wings & Wheels Airshow & Car Show returns to the Chickasha Municipal Airport on Saturday, June 3, 2023. This year’s event will feature aerobatic performances by Kyle Franklin of Franklin’s Flying Circus, Mike “Spanky” Gallaway, the Falcon Flight Formation Team, the Lone Star Jet Team, Leland Kracher and Jeremy Holt.
Guests will have the opportunity to take photos with airplanes, check out classic cars, watch a Short Takeoff or Landing (STOL) demonstration, and enjoy food from local food trucks. There is no cost forparking or entry.
For young aviation enthusiasts, local EAA volunteers will offer free Young Eagles flights for children ages 8-17. Registration for these free flights will begin at 8 a.m. and space is limited.
Car show registration will be from 8 to 10:30 a.m., and there is no entry fee. First and Second Place car show awards will be given for 1950’s and earlier, 1960’s, 1970’s, 1980’s, 1990’s, and 2000’s and later, along with Best Paint and Best in Show. The awards presentation will be at 11:30 a.m.
The STOL demonstration will begin at 11 a.m., followed by the airshow performances at noon.
Wings & Wheels attendees are encouraged to bring sunscreen and lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. Water will be available for free. No weapons, alcohol or coolers are allowed to be brought in the event.
The Chickasha Municipal Airport, located at 2344 Beechcraft Road, is approximately 2 miles north of Chickasha off Highway 81. Last year, more than 5,500 people enjoyed a day of free, family-friendly fun at this event. For more information, please visit www.chickasha.org/wings.
Chickasha’s 2023 Wings & Wheels event is presented by the City of Chickasha and Chickasha Wings, and produced by David Schultz Airshows. The event is sponsored by Cherokee Temps, Miller Tool Co. – Snap-On Tools, Waste Connections, Visit Chickasha, Delaware Nation Investments, Delaware Nation Industries, USW, First National Bank & Trust Co., the Chickasaw Nation, Interurban, Canadian Valley Technology Center, PSO, ASAP Energy, Jay’s Jewelry, Okie Mountain Trading Co., Mosley Agency Insurance, Century 21 Mosley Real Estate, Great Clips, Carnival Eats & Treats, Bank of Commerce, Chickasha Golf & Country Club, Chickasha Rotary, Dr. Pepper, Focus Federal Credit Union, the University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma, Cottonwood Creek Dentistry, Precision Agronomy, Misfit Tactical Airsoft, Buff Boys Detailing, Mollett-Hunter Insurance, Town’s End Chickasha, Ross Seed Co., Silverleaf Homes, Cutie Pie’s, Jungle Ice, The Yella Pig, The Rollin’ Snow, AJ’s Tiny Trailer Eats & Treats, Afonso’s Smoked BBQ, and Smokin’ Joe’s On the Go/Yeti Pizza.