Battle Creek Field of Flight

July 3 - 7, 2019

Wild Horse Aviation featuring Buck Roetman in the Pitts S2S

Smoke on! Buck Roetman will be making his Battle Creek debut in 2019. 

Wild Horse Aviation featuring Buck Roetman in the Pitts S2SBuck Roetman has been flying for over 41 years - he has flow more than 155 different types of airplanes from Piper Cubs to Corporate Jets, resulting in more than 18,000 hours of flight time. In addition, he is an Airfrmae & Power Plant mechanic with an Inspection Authorization and is an Aerobatic Competency Examiner (ACE) for the International Council of Air Shows (ICAS). He is currently the president of Wild Horse Aviation, a company that specializes in aircraft acquisition, maintenance, fabrication and export. It is based at the Flying N Estates airport in Luthersville, Georgia (1GA2). As an air show performer since 1998, Roetman currently flies a modified Pitts S2S. The airplane was built in 1994 and has been slowly modified to its current status as one of the premier airshow biplanes in the world! It differs from most planes out there today in that it has a Lycoming AEIO-540 engine putting out 375+ horsepower!  

Wild Horse Aviation featuring Buck Roetman in the Pitts S2SGet ready for the exciting, high energy aerobatic performance by Buck Roetman in his highly modified Pitts S2S! Amid the smoke and the roar of his 375+ horsepower Lycoming engine, you will see Roetman perform amazing maneuvers in the sky that will have you gasping in awe. One of his favorite parts of the show is the Ribbon Cut, performed at 200+ miles per hour less than 20 feet above the ground. You won't want to miss this performance!

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