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Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach 2017 photos

Planes of all varieties are soaring across Long Island skies through Memorial Day weekend for the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park. Here are highlights of some of the eye-catching plane stunts, beachgoers and more. 

 

The Thunderbirds U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron
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The Thunderbirds U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron returns to the Bethpage Air Show.

The United States Air Force Thunderbirds take to
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The United States Air Force Thunderbirds take to the sky during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Jones Beach State Park, which features an air
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Jones Beach State Park, which features an air show, and other sand-sun-surf locations have been a perennial favorite. Last year local state parks drew about 26 million visitors, 8.5 million of them at the star attraction, Jones Beach. It saw nearly a 43 percent jump in visitors from the year before.

Jim Millington, his wife, Suzane, and children --
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Jim Millington, his wife, Suzane, and children -- Zachary, 8, and Hannah, 5 -- watch the sky over Jones Beach as stunt planes perform Saturday, May 27, 2017, during the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show.

People watch aircraft perform during the Bethpage Air
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People watch aircraft perform during the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the
Credit: Steve Pfost

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Venus Bhasin of Bay Shore, his son Abhinav,
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Venus Bhasin of Bay Shore, his son Abhinav, 10, and friend Adrian Soto, 11, look to the sky to watch aircraft perform during the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

A GEICO Skytypers airplane performs during the Bethpage
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A GEICO Skytypers airplane performs during the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Venus Bhasin of Bay Shore, his son Abhinav,
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Venus Bhasin of Bay Shore, his son Abhinav, 10, and friend Adrian Soto, 11, watch aircraft perform during the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Stunt planes fly above the ocean at Jones
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Stunt planes fly above the ocean at Jones Beach during the Bethpage Air Show on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Venus Bhasin of Bay Shore, his son Abhinav,
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Venus Bhasin of Bay Shore, his son Abhinav, 10, and friend Adrian Soto, 11, watch aircraft perform during the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

The GEICO Skytypers planes perform during the Bethpage
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The GEICO Skytypers planes perform during the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

James and Aiden Kulp, 7, of Massapequa Park
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James and Aiden Kulp, 7, of Massapequa Park watch aircraft perform during the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Christopher Krause and Sam Canavan, both of Levittown,
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Christopher Krause and Sam Canavan, both of Levittown, watch aircraft perform during the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

GEICO Skytypers SNJ airplanes perform over Jones Beach
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GEICO Skytypers SNJ airplanes perform over Jones Beach State Park during the Bethpage Air Show on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilots flying F-16 jets
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U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilots flying F-16 jets perform during the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the
Credit: Steve Pfost

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

GEICO Skytypers airplanes perform during the 2017 Bethpage
Credit: Steve Pfost

GEICO Skytypers airplanes perform during the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Rich and Connor Eberhardt, 4, of Manorville, watch
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Rich and Connor Eberhardt, 4, of Manorville, watch aircraft perform during the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Members of the Army's Golden Knights parachute team
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Members of the Army's Golden Knights parachute team prepare for their flight on the last day of the 2017 Bethpage Air Show over Jones Beach State Park by arming their smoke grenades at Republic Airport in East Farmingdale on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

A member of the Army's Golden Knights falls
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A member of the Army's Golden Knights falls to earth during the last day of the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Members of the Army's Golden Knights parachute team
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Members of the Army's Golden Knights parachute team peak out of the cabin to say hello to stunt pilot Sean Tucker during the last day of the 2017 Bethpage Air Show over Jones Beach State Park on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Members of the Army's Golden Knights parachute team
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Members of the Army's Golden Knights parachute team prepare for their flight on the last day of the 2017 Bethpage Air Show over Jones Beach State Park by participating in a preflight ritual at Republic Airport in East Farmingdale on May 28, 2017.

A member of the Army's Golden Knights parachute
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A member of the Army's Golden Knights parachute team exits the plane during the last day of the 2017 Bethpage Air Show over Jones Beach State Park on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

The Golden Knights' Morgan George and his team
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The Golden Knights' Morgan George and his team of parachuters prepare for their jump from the UV-18C, a Twin Otter Series 400, during the Jones Beach Air Show May 27, 2017.

The Golden Knights' Morgan George and his team
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The Golden Knights' Morgan George and his team of parachuters getting prepare for their jump from the UV-18C, a Twin Otter Series 400, during the Jones Beach Air Show May 27, 2017.

The Golden Knights in the UV-18C, a Twin
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The Golden Knights in the UV-18C, a Twin Otter Series 400 plane, preparing for their performance at the Jones Beach Air Show, at Sheltair Aviation in Farmingdale on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Golden Knights parachutists jump from the UV-18C, a
Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Golden Knights parachutists jump from the UV-18C, a Twin Otter Series 400, during the Jones Beach Air Show on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

The Golden Knights preparing for their performance at
Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

The Golden Knights preparing for their performance at Jones Beach Air Show, at Sheltair Aviation in Farmingdale on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

The Golden Knights parachuters jump from the UV-18C,
Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

The Golden Knights parachuters jump from the UV-18C, a Twin Otter Series 400, during the Jones Beach Air Show May 27, 2017.

The Golden Knights preparing for their performance in
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The Golden Knights preparing for their performance in the Jones Beach Air Show at Sheltair Aviation in Farmingdale May 27, 2017.

A Golden Knights parachutist jumps from the UV-18C,
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A Golden Knights parachutist jumps from the UV-18C, a Twin Otter Series 400, during the Jones Beach Air Show on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

A Golden Knights parachutist jumps from the UV-18C,
Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

A Golden Knights parachutist jumps from the UV-18C, a Twin Otter Series 400, during the Jones Beach Air Show on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Golden Knights perform at the Jones Beach Air
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Golden Knights perform at the Jones Beach Air Show on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

The Golden Knights team of parachutists prepare for
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The Golden Knights team of parachutists prepare for their jump from the UV-18C, a Twin Otter Series 400, during the performance at the Jones Beach Air Show on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

The Golden Knights in the UV-18C, a Twin
Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

The Golden Knights in the UV-18C, a Twin Otter Series 400 preparing for their performance during the Jones Beach Air Show at Sheltair Aviation in Farmingdale May 27, 2017

The Golden Knights' Morgan George and Dusty Gebhardt
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The Golden Knights' Morgan George and Dusty Gebhardt check out the view as they and their team of parachuters prepare for their jump from the UV-18C, a Twin Otter Series 400, during the Jones Beach Air Show May 27, 2017.

A Golden Knights parachuter jumps from the UV-18C,
Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

A Golden Knights parachuter jumps from the UV-18C, a Twin Otter Series 400, during the Jones Beach Air Show May 27, 2017.

Golden Knights parachutists jump from the UV-18C, a
Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Golden Knights parachutists jump from the UV-18C, a Twin Otter Series 400, during the Jones Beach Air Show on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

AGolden Knights parachuter jumps from the UV-18C, a
Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

AGolden Knights parachuter jumps from the UV-18C, a Twin Otter Series 400, during the Jones Beach Air Show May 27, 2017.

A Golden Knights parachutist jumps from the UV-18C,
Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

A Golden Knights parachutist jumps from the UV-18C, a Twin Otter Series 400, during the Jones Beach Air Show on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

The Golden Knights' team of parachuters prepare for
Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

The Golden Knights' team of parachuters prepare for their jump from the UV-18C, a Twin Otter Series 400, during the Jones Beach Air Show May 27, 2017.

Golden Knights in the UV-18C, a Twin Otter
Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Golden Knights in the UV-18C, a Twin Otter Series 400, prepare for their performance at the Jones Beach Air Show, at Sheltair Aviation in Farmingdale on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

A crowd at Jones Beach looks up to
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A crowd at Jones Beach looks up to see Army Golden Knights, a parachute team, on Saturday, May 27, 2017, during the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show.

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the
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The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th Annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show, on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Jimmy Gallagher, of West Babylon, and his son
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Jimmy Gallagher, of West Babylon, and his son Gianni, 11, react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th Annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show, on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
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Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th Annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show, on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the
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The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show, Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
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Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show, Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
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Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th Annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show, on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
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Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show, Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
Credit: Steve Pfost

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th Annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show, on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
Credit: Steve Pfost

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show, Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
Credit: Steve Pfost

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th Annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
Credit: Steve Pfost

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th Annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the
Credit: Steve Pfost

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show, Saturday, May 27, 2017.

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the
Credit: Steve Pfost

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show, Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
Credit: Steve Pfost

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show, Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
Credit: Steve Pfost

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show, Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
Credit: Steve Pfost

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th Annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show, on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Jimmy Gallagher, of West Babylon, and his son
Credit: Steve Pfost

Jimmy Gallagher, of West Babylon, and his son Gianni, 11, react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show, Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
Credit: Steve Pfost

Crowds react as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show, Saturday, May 27, 2017.

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the
Credit: Steve Pfost

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th Annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the
Credit: Steve Pfost

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 14th annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show, Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Photographers train their lenses on the sky over
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Photographers train their lenses on the sky over Jones Beach for aerobatic performances Saturday, May 27, 2017, during the Bethpage Air Show.

Jim Kronick and Monique Cerullo, of Connecticut, bundle
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Jim Kronick and Monique Cerullo, of Connecticut, bundle up as the temperature dropped Saturday, May 27, 2017, but they stayed at Jones Beach to watch the spectacular stunts during the Bethpage Air Show.

Spectators at Jones Beach State Park watch the
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Spectators at Jones Beach State Park watch the sky as aircraft perform stunts during the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show.

Spectators at Jones Beach State Park gawk at
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Spectators at Jones Beach State Park gawk at the sky as aircraft perform stunts during the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show.

Fresia Ramirez and Dave Falcon, of Elmont, watch
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Fresia Ramirez and Dave Falcon, of Elmont, watch the aerobatic performances Saturday, May 27, 2017, during the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show.

The Jack Links stunt plane performs Saturday, May
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The Jack Links stunt plane performs Saturday, May 27, 2017, during the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show. Saturday.

The crowd waits for the next performance of
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The crowd waits for the next performance of the Bethpage Air Show over Jones Beach on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Jim Millington, his wife, Suzane, and children --
Credit: Steve Pfost

Jim Millington, his wife, Suzane, and children -- Zachary, 8, and Hannah, 5 -- watch the sky over Jones Beach as stunt planes perform Saturday, May 27, 2017, during the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show.

The crowd at Jones Beach looks up to
Credit: Steve Pfost

The crowd at Jones Beach looks up to see an aerobatic performance on Saturday, May 27, 2017, during the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show.

The crowd is rapt as the performers in
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The crowd is rapt as the performers in the Bethpage Air Show dive and spin over Jones Beach on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Tiffany Davis, of Amityville, watches the show with
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Tiffany Davis, of Amityville, watches the show with her gleeful daughter Chloe, 5, during the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show, Saturday, May 27, 2017, at Jones Beach State Park.

Matt Epple, left, and Matt Dalbenzio, both of
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Matt Epple, left, and Matt Dalbenzio, both of Levittown, watch a stunt plane during the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show, Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Jones Beach.

The Jack Links stunt plane performs Saturday, May
Credit: Steve Pfost

The Jack Links stunt plane performs Saturday, May 27, 2017, during the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show. Saturday.

Ryan Alesius, of Wantagh, walks along Jones Beach
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Ryan Alesius, of Wantagh, walks along Jones Beach with an American flag on Saturday, May 27, 2017, during the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show.

The crowd began arriving early Saturday, May 27,
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The crowd began arriving early Saturday, May 27, 2017, to find good spots at Jones Beach to watch the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show.

A vendor sells flags along the Jones Beach
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A vendor sells flags along the Jones Beach boardwalk on Saturday, May 27, 2017, during the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show.

A crowd at Jones Beach looks up to
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A crowd at Jones Beach looks up to see Army Golden Knights, a parachute team, on Saturday, May 27, 2017, during the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show.

The crowd began arriving early Saturday, May 27,
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The crowd began arriving early Saturday, May 27, 2017, to find good spots at Jones Beach to watch the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show.

A crowd at Jones Beach looks up to
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A crowd at Jones Beach looks up to see Army Golden Knights, a parachute team, on Saturday, May 27, 2017, during the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show.

A crowd at Jones Beach looks up to
Credit: Steve Pfost

A crowd at Jones Beach looks up to see Army Golden Knights, a parachute team, on Saturday, May 27, 2017, during the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show.

Matt Epple, left, and Matt Dalbenzio, both of
Credit: Steve Pfost

Matt Epple, left, and Matt Dalbenzio, both of Levittown, watch a stunt plane during the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show, Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Jones Beach.

The crowd began arriving early Saturday, May 27,
Credit: Steve Pfost

The crowd began arriving early Saturday, May 27, 2017, to find good spots at Jones Beach to watch the 14th annual Bethpage Air Show.

As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, the
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As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, the U.S. Air Force's Thunderbirds fly practice routines to the delight of the thousands who came to Jones Beach for a preview of the Bethpage Air Show on Friday, May 26, 2017.

As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, the
Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas

As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, the U.S. Air Force's Thunderbirds fly practice routines to the delight of the thousands who came to Jones Beach for a preview of the Bethpage Air Show on Friday, May 26, 2017.

As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, the
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As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, the U.S. Air Force's Thunderbirds fly practice routines to the delight of thousands, including Richard Zito of East Islip, who came to Jones Beach for a preview of the Bethpage Air Show on Friday, May 26, 2017.

As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, children
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As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, children play in the sand as thousands of visitors came to Jones Beach on Friday, May 26, 2017, for a preview of this year's Bethpage Air Show.

As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, the
Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas

As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, the U.S. Air Force's Thunderbirds fly practice routines to the delight of the thousands who came to Jones Beach for a preview of the Bethpage Air Show on Friday, May 26, 2017.

The United States Air Force Thunderbirds take to
Credit: Barry Sloan

The United States Air Force Thunderbirds take to the sky during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

The GEICO Skytypers take to the sky during
Credit: Barry Sloan

The GEICO Skytypers take to the sky during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Marisol Panuthos of West Babylon holds her son
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Marisol Panuthos of West Babylon holds her son Max, 2, as the United States Air Force Thunderbirds take to the sky during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

The United States Air Force Thunderbirds take to
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The United States Air Force Thunderbirds take to the sky during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

A seagull passes by as the GEICO Skytypers
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A seagull passes by as the GEICO Skytypers take to the sky during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

The United States Air Force Thunderbirds take to
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The United States Air Force Thunderbirds take to the sky during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

The United States Air Force Thunderbirds take to
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The United States Air Force Thunderbirds take to the sky during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Marisol Panuthos of West Babylon holds her children
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Marisol Panuthos of West Babylon holds her children Max, 2, and Tatiana, 4, as the United States Air Force Thunderbirds take to the sky during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

The United States Air Force Thunderbirds take to
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The United States Air Force Thunderbirds take to the sky during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Marisol Panuthos of West Babylon holds her son
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Marisol Panuthos of West Babylon holds her son Max, 2, as the United States Air Force Thunderbirds take to the sky during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

The United States Army Golden Knights parachute in
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The United States Army Golden Knights parachute in during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Brothers Julian, 2, and Cesar McGreyes, 4, of
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Brothers Julian, 2, and Cesar McGreyes, 4, of Farmingdale cover their ears as the United States Air Force Thunderbirds take to the sky during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators watch as Sasquatch performs during the rehearsal
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Spectators watch as Sasquatch performs during the rehearsal for the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators watch as Dave Windmiller performs during the
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Spectators watch as Dave Windmiller performs during the rehearsal for the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators watch as Dave Windmiller performs during the
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Spectators watch as Dave Windmiller performs during the rehearsal for the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators watch as Sasquatch performs during the rehearsal
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Spectators watch as Sasquatch performs during the rehearsal for the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators watch as Sasquatch performs during the rehearsal
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Spectators watch as Sasquatch performs during the rehearsal for the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators watch as the Warbirds perform during the
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Spectators watch as the Warbirds perform during the rehearsal for the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh on Friday, May 25, 2017.

Spectators watch as Dave Windmiller performs during the
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Spectators watch as Dave Windmiller performs during the rehearsal for the Bethpage Air Show in Wantagh at Jones Beach on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators watch as the Warbirds perform during the
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Spectators watch as the Warbirds perform during the rehearsal for the Bethpage Air Show in Wantagh at Jones Beach on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators watch as Sasquatch performs during the rehearsal
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Spectators watch as Sasquatch performs during the rehearsal for the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators watch as the Warrior Flight Team performs
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Spectators watch as the Warrior Flight Team performs during the rehearsal for the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators watch as Dave Windmiller performs during the
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Spectators watch as Dave Windmiller performs during the rehearsal for the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators watch as the Warrior Flight Team performs
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Spectators watch as the Warrior Flight Team performs during the rehearsal for the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators watch as Sasquatch performs during the rehearsal
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Spectators watch as Sasquatch performs during the rehearsal for the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators watch the Air National Guard Blackhawk helicopter
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Spectators watch the Air National Guard Blackhawk helicopter during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators watch Sasquatch perform during a rehearsal for
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Spectators watch Sasquatch perform during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh on Friday, May 26, 2017.

The United States Army Golden Knights parachute in
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The United States Army Golden Knights parachute in during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators look on during a rehearsal for the
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Spectators look on during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators look on during a rehearsal for the
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Spectators look on during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

The Farmingdale State College Flying Rams rehearse for
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The Farmingdale State College Flying Rams rehearse for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Circled by Sean D. Tucker, the United States
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Circled by Sean D. Tucker, the United States Army Golden Knights parachute in during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators look on during a rehearsal for the
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Spectators look on during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators look on during a rehearsal for the
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Spectators look on during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Photographers line the rail of the boardwalk as
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Photographers line the rail of the boardwalk as they watch the rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Sean D. Tucker pilots his aircraft during a
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Sean D. Tucker pilots his aircraft during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Sean D. Tucker pilots his aircraft during a
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Sean D. Tucker pilots his aircraft during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Sgt. 1st Class Brian Karst, with the U.S.
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Sgt. 1st Class Brian Karst, with the U.S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, speaks during a news conference just before the rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, Laura
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As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, Laura Burns, of Hauppauge, puts suntan lotion on her son William, 10, as they arrive at Jones Beach for a preview of the Bethpage Air Show on Friday, May 26, 2017.

As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, Maddy
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As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, Maddy Sgueglia, of Albertson, works on a crossword puzzle as she awaits the start of a preview of the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators arrive for a rehearsal of the 2017
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Spectators arrive for a rehearsal of the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Glen Goncharow, a flight surgeon with the United
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Glen Goncharow, a flight surgeon with the United States Air Force Thunderbirds, looks on during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, beachgoers
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As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, beachgoers arrive at Jones Beach for a preview of the Bethpage Air Show on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators arrive for a rehearsal of the 2017
Credit: Barry Sloan

Spectators arrive for a rehearsal of the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, Daniella
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As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, Daniella Cefalo, 10, of Hauppauge, does cartwheels as her family sets up on the beach for a preview of the Bethpage Air Show on Friday, May 26, 2017.

As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, Michael
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As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, Michael DiGiulio, of Seaford, finds a comfortable spot along a storm fence to view a preview of the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach on Friday, May 26, 2017.

As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, beachgoers
Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas

As the Memorial Day weekend gets underway, beachgoers arrive at Jones Beach for a preview of the Bethpage Air Show on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators arrive for a rehearsal of the 2017
Credit: Barry Sloan

Spectators arrive for a rehearsal of the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators line the boardwalk to watch a rehearsal
Credit: Barry Sloan

Spectators line the boardwalk to watch a rehearsal of the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Spectators arrive for a rehearsal of the 2017
Credit: Barry Sloan

Spectators arrive for a rehearsal of the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Flying the American flag, members of the U.S
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Flying the American flag, members of the U.S Army's Golden Knights skydiving team parachute onto Jones Beach on Friday, May 26, 2017, in a preview of this weekend's Bethpage Air Show at Jones.

Sean D. Tucker pilots his aircraft during a
Credit: Barry Sloan

Sean D. Tucker pilots his aircraft during a rehearsal Friday, May 26, 2017, for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones in Wantagh.

The United States Army Golden Knights parachute in
Credit: Barry Sloan

The United States Army Golden Knights parachute in during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

The United States Army Golden Knights parachute in
Credit: Barry Sloan

The United States Army Golden Knights parachute in during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Sean D. Tucker pilots his aircraft during a
Credit: Barry Sloan

Sean D. Tucker pilots his aircraft during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Sean D. Tucker pilots his aircraft during a
Credit: Barry Sloan

Sean D. Tucker pilots his aircraft during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

The United States Army Golden Knights parachute in
Credit: Barry Sloan

The United States Army Golden Knights parachute in during a rehearsal for the 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Friday, May 26, 2017.

Flying the American flag, members of the U.S
Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas

Flying the American flag, members of the U.S Army's Golden Knights skydiving team parachute onto Jones Beach in a preview of the Bethpage Air Show on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Lt. Col. John Klatt, World Class Power Aerobatic
Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Lt. Col. John Klatt, world class power aerobatic pilot hosting Newsday reporter Victor Ocasio while flying the Jack Link’s Jet Waco, known as Screamin’ Sasquatch, over Long Island on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

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