matching red, white and blue, high-performance parachutes,
colorful smoke, patriotic banners and "Old Glory"
proudly waving, the skies over Wittman Field serve as a canvas
for these aerial artists to showcase the national pride, honor
and tradition that is EAA AirVenture.
Considered the premiere
civilian parachute demonstration team in North America, the
Liberty Parachute Team has been performing at air shows and
special events nationwide for more than 20 years.
Team owners Doug Gipe
and Larry Bartlett have assembled the top parachute
demonstration performers in the country, and aggressively
incorporated state of the art equipment and innovative training
methods, setting the stage for the thrilling acts that follow.
Each team member
averages 25 years of skydiving experience and has over 2,000
parachute jumps to his credit. They have all earned an 'Expert
Parachutist' license as well as the ' Professional ' rating from
The United States Parachute Association, placing them among the
most elite skydivers in the world.