The Air Show will return to Rhode Island - ABC6 - Providence, RI and New Bedford, MA News, Weather

The Air Show will return to Rhode Island

Posted: Updated:

News Staff

News@abc6.com

The Air Show is coming back!

The Rhode Island National Guard making the formal announcement about the long–time summer tradition's return yesterday.

Last year the popular event was canceled because of the sequester.

The fan–favorite U–S navy blue angels are in town today already prepping for the show.

"Yeah, yeah it's great to be back after 20–13 when we were sequestered. 20–14 is gonna be a big year for all of us. we're gonna do 24 air shows in 20–14," said Lt. Commander Michael Cheng. "This year's show will be earlier in the spring...the weekend of May 17 and 18."

This year's show will be earlier in the spring the weekend of May 17 and 18.

(C) WLNE-TV 2014

Powered by WorldNow

10 Orms Street Providence, R.I. 02904
401-453-8000

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WLNE.
All Rights Reserved.

For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.