Orbis attends the Vectren Dayton Air Show

June 2018

For the first time since 2003 and the first time ever with the new MD-10 Flying Eye Hospital, we attended the Vectren Dayton Air Show.

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Flying Eye Hospital parked at the air show.

The Flying Eye Hospital was a featured aircraft on display at the 2018 Vectren Dayton Air Show. The MD-10 aircraft joined 25 other aircraft and was open for public tours on Saturday and Sunday.

Over 8000 people toured the unique aircraft with doctors, pilots and staff members available for questions. 

What Orbis does is incredible. The mission is important and the plane is unlike anything I've ever seen. It doesn't feel like you're on an airplane!

Air Show Attendee

Sean D Tucker Feh

Popular aerobatic pilot, Sean D. Tucker, toured the Flying Eye Hospital.

Averaging a crowd of 50,000 people and 26 aircraft on display, the Vectren Dayton Air Show is a general aviation and military air show open to the public. This two-day air show was held at the Dayton International Airport in Dayton, Ohio on June 23rd & 24th

Hula Girl And Blue Angels

Orbis hula-girl watches the Blue Angels perform at the Vectren Dayton Air Show.

Daily air shows featured aircraft performances of all types including the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, Sean D Tucker and the explosive Tora, Tora, Tora! 

A big thank you to the volunteers, pilots, doctors and staff who joined us at the air show and made it a huge success! We spread our cause to a new audience and created awareness around our mission to treat and prevent avoidable blindness. 

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