The Wings Over Waukegan airshow announced on Facebook today that the board of directors has elected to cancel the 2015 show, scheduled for September 12-13. The announcement cites lack of financial standing as well as aerobatic box logistics as the reasons behind the decision. This is extremely disappointing news for Midwest airshow fans, as the usually small, Saturday-only show was going to be much larger this year. The event was scheduled for both Saturday and Sunday, with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, CF-18 Hornet, and US Navy F/A-18 Hornet demonstration teams headlining alongside the traditionally featured warbirds from the Warbird Heritage Foundation, located on the field, as well as civilian aerobatic acts. There is no word yet on where the demonstration teams may perform instead.
Wings Over Waukegan will attempt to return with a one day show in 2016, currently scheduled for September 10.