Dayton Air Show adds new act to roster

US Coast Guard. (Photo/Department of Defense)
US Coast Guard. (Photo/Department of Defense)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Vectren Dayton Air Show announced a new act to this year’s lineup.

The U.S. Coast Guard will demonstrate search and rescue techniques during its performance.

The four person team from Detroit will maneuver a helicopter to save a mock swimmer in distress before the crowd.

The air show is just weeks away June 28 and 29.

The Coast Guard joins a roster including the Navy Blue Angels, the Marine Corps Harrier and the Air Force Academy’s Wings of Blue among others.

Visit the Vectren Dayton Air Show web site for ticket information. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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