After a few false takeoffs, the Melbourne Air & Space Show was recently given a stamp of approval by the the Melbourne City Council. In a unanimous vote by the council, the popular event, which draws hundreds of thousands of spectators to Florida's Space Coast, will be held this coming fall.
Inaugural Melbourne Air & Space Show has been cleared for takeoff
Friday, July 12, 2013 10:35 PM by Florida's Space Coast Office of Tourism
The new show headquarters will be Howard E. Futch Memorial Park at Paradise Beach. According to Bryan Lilley, the show's coordinator, may feature more of a civilian lineup due to sequestration. But in the future, the air show may grow into a larger event like in years past.