JTAirshows provides aerobatic displays to charitable organizations for fundraising events.
They compete and judge in national and international competition aerobatics.
They also share and preserve aviation history by volunteering with
several non-profit aviation museums.
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 several aviation museums, flying the Cessna O-2 Skymaster, the Fairchild PT-19 Cornell, the North American B-25 Mitchell and the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress.
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 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 several aviation museums flying the North American P-51 Mustang, the Douglas AD-5 and A-1E Skyraiders, the Vought FG-1 Corsair, the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk, the North American AT-6 Texan and the Boeing PT-13 and N-2S Stearmans.
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 Airbus.