The World Famous GEICO Skytypers Airshow Team is a flight squadron of six vintage WWII aircraft performing precision flight maneuvers at select airshows across the US. The diverse flying expertise of the team members aligns perfectly with the unique components of their overall performance.



GEICO Skytypers: Tweeting before Twitter was Cool March 21, 2014 - Only five years ago, a tweet was something most people thought only birds did. Today is the 5th anniversary of Twitter – the social media messaging program that taught the world how to type a message in 140 characters or less. But the GEICO Skytypers had a long head start – they’ve been typing short […]
The Tuskegee Legacy March 15, 2014 - Lt. Col Hiram Mann’s head lifts. He cocks his ear in the direction of the hangar outside the Space Coast Regional Airport in Titusville. He’s hearing the GEICO Skytypers start up the engines of their vintage WWII-era SNJ-2’s. Mann would recognize that sound anywhere – he trained on the Texan T-6 variant of it at […]

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The team flies six SNJ-2 aircraft, the Navy’s version of the Texan T-6, a WWII training plane.

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The GEICO Skytyping team is the only civilian squadron currently appearing at airshows and flying WWII aircraft.


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The team performs low-level precision-formation aeronautical demonstration featuring the unique capabilities of the vintage WWII aircraft.



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