JTAirshows Mission

JTAirshows provides aerobatic displays to charitable organizations for fundraising events. One of our goals is to foster interest and participation in both national and international competition aerobatics. We also are thrilled to share and preserve living aviation history, providing flights in historical aircraft by volunteering with several aviation museums.

The Team

Julia and Tony have decades and thousands of hours of aerobatics experience.

Julia Wood

Julia has logged more than 22,000 total flying hours with over 2,000 aerobatic hours. She flies displays and airshows in the Pitts S-2B. She was a member of the United States Aerobatic Team in 2002 and 2014, and she was the manager of the Team in 2004 and in 2006. Julia began her aerobatic career at H & R Aviation in La, Porte Texas where she met her instructor and mentor, Tony, who encouraged her to begin competing.
 
Julia volunteers at the Cavanaugh Flight Museum, flying the O-2 Skymaster, the PT-19 Cornell and the B-25H "Barbie". She also volunteers with the Collings Foundation, flying the B-17, "Nine-O-Nine", and the B-25, "Tondelayo".
 
Julia earned her ratings and certificates at Purdue University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation Technology. She is currently a Captain for United Airlines, flying the Boeing 787.
 
 
 
 

Tony Wood

Tony has logged more than 18,000 total flying hours, with over 4,000 aerobatic hours. He flies displays and airshows in the Pitts S-2B. He was an aerobatic instructor at H & R Aviation in LaPorte, Texas where he taught all levels of competition aerobatics in the Decathlon, Pitts S-2A, S-2B and the Extra 300. He is also an Aerobatic Judge and Aerobatic Judge Instructor.

Tony volunteers at the Cavanaugh Flight Museum in Addison, Texas, flying the P-51 Mustang, AD-5 Skyraider, FG-1 Corsair, AT-6 Texan and the PT-13 Stearman. He also volunteers with the Collings Foundation, giving dual instruction in the TF-51 "Toulouse Nuts".

Tony graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a minor in Computer Science. He earned his flying certificates and ratings at FlightSafety Academy in Vero Beach, Florida. He is currently a First Officer for American Airlines, flying the Boeing 757 and 767.