Aviation Events To Highlight The Sea Services During Fleet Week New York

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MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter takes off at Liberty State Park (U.S. Navy file photo)

In support of Fleet Week New York (FWNY), the U.S. sea services will host a variety of aviation static displays to showcase the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services, May 22-28.

Events include:

Tuesday, May 22

  • 10 a.m. – noon. Event will include U.S. Navy (USN) aviation static displays and personnel equipment. Event is free and open to the general public. Miller Field, Staten Island.

Saturday, May 26

  • 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Event will include U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) aviation static displays, personnel equipment and more. Event is free and open to the general public. Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
  • 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Event will include USN helicopter static displays with an EOD fast rope demonstration, personnel equipment and more. Event is free and open to the general public. Eisenhower Park | East Meadow.
  • Noon – 12:30 p.m. A U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) helicopter will conduct a search and rescue demonstration over open water near the pier. Event is free and open to the general public to view. Homeport Pier, Staten Island.

Sunday, May 27

  • 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Event will include a ceremony in honor of Memorial Day for veterans and USMC aviation static displays. Event is free and open to the general public. Rye Playland, Rye. 
  • Noon – 5 p.m. Event will include USN helicopter static displays with an EOD fast rope demonstration, USCG search and rescue demonstration, Navy Dive Tank, USMC Martial Arts Program demonstration and USMC vehicles, personnel equipment, kid’s activities and more. Event is free and open to the general public. Liberty State Park, Jersey City.

Monday, May 28

  • 2 – 6 p.m. Event will include a ceremony in honor of Memorial Day for veterans and USMC aviation static displays. Event is free and open to the general public. Glen Island Park, New Rochelle.
  • 10 a.m.- noon. A USN missing man formation aerial salute will be done in conjunction with the Intrepid Memorial Day Commemoration at Pier 86. The squadron will be comprised of FA-18 Super Hornets based out of Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, VA. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86N, Manhattan.
  • 2 – 2:30 p.m. A USCG helicopter will conduct a search and rescue demonstration over open water near the pier.  Access to the Intrepid Pier is free and open to the general public to view. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86N, Manhattan
Aviation events hosted by area public schools: 

Thursday, May 24

  • Somerset County Vocational and Technical High School, Bridgewater, NJ
  • Central Islip High School, Central Islip, NY
  • East Islip High School, Islip Terrace, NY

Friday, May 25

  • Millburn High School, Millburn, NJ
  • West Hudson Park in conjunction with Harrison High School, Harrison, NJ

Now in its 30th year, FWNY is the city’s time-honored celebration of the sea services. It is an unparalleled opportunity for the citizens of New York and the surrounding tristate area to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services. 

For up-to-date information on all FWNY events, visit the official FWNY website at www.fleetweeknewyork.com. FWNY photos can be viewed on Flickr at www.flickr.com/photos/fwnypao and Instagram at www.instagram.com/fleetweeknyc. Join the conversation on social media by using #FleetWeekNYC. 

Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard Performance Schedule For Fleet Week New York

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