The Award Winning Rob Holland will return to Battle Creek in 2017 for his fifth year in a row, now becoming a staple at the event. Rob Holland is one of the most famous and popular aerobatic pilots on Earth.
Rob has won the Gold Medal in the 4-minute freestyle numerous times at the World Aerobatic Championship. In addition, he has placed first at the U.S National Aerobatic Championships as well. In 2013, he was the highest ranked U.S pilot at the World Aerobatic Championships. Later on, in August of 2015, Rob will represent the United States once again at the World Aerobatic Championship. In addition to his numerous first place finishes, he has received the coveted Art Scholl Showmanship Award from the International Council of Air Shows as well as winning "AirShowBuzz's Person of the Year". Anyone who has attended the Field of Flight knows that Rob does things with his MXS that are just unexplainable. Don't miss his adrenaline pumping, gyroscopic show at this year's Field of Flight!
Back by popular demand will be Mr. Phil Dacy, "The Voice of the Field of Flight". This is the 11th Field of Flight that this award winning announcer will be announcing. Phil will set the pace for the air show and provide announcing that is 'second to none'. Phil not only provides some of the highest energy announcing on the air show circuit, but he backs up that energy with incredible knowledge. After being on the air show circuit for so long, Phil definitely knows the performers, knows the performances and knows his stuff. Phil is a very experienced pilot in his own right with over 8000 hours of flight time in all different types of aircraft. Even today, when not announcing, he is the Chief Pilot for Priester Aviation out of Chicago, Illinois. Phil will help bring you the ULTIMATE Air Show Experience and he'll even announce our Spectacular Twilight Air Show.