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fk6065
04-09-2011, 09:04 PM
The US Navy has released a tentative list of ships that are scheduled to participate in NYC's Fleetweek this year, beginning with the parade of ships on May 25th, 2011.

They are

U.S. Navy

USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7)
USS De Wert (FFG 45)
USS Philippine Sea (CG 58)
USS James E Williams (DDG 95)
USS Tempest (PC 2)
USS Monsoon (PC 4)
USS Squall (PC 7)

Coast Guard

USCGC Katherine Walker (WLM 552)
USCGC Campbell (WMEC 909)
USCGC Abbie Burgess (WLM 553)

Canadian Navy

HMCS Athabaskan (DDG 282)

No listing of aircraft yet, but this is listed as a Centennial of Aviation Tier I event, so who knows.

Derf
04-09-2011, 09:11 PM
Yet we can't get a friggin F-18 for the Airshow? Nice

v1rotate
04-09-2011, 09:22 PM
What stretch of the Hudson do they do the ship parade on? Is it viewable from the Hoboken area?

fk6065
04-09-2011, 09:59 PM
Yet we can't get a friggin F-18 for the Airshow? Nice

Totally agree Fred, it really is a shame about the lack of Navy participation at Jones Beach this year. I really hope they schedule some performers for the show.

fk6065
04-09-2011, 10:02 PM
What stretch of the Hudson do they do the ship parade on? Is it viewable from the Hoboken area?

The ships come in through the Narrows under the Verrazano Bridge and into NY Harbor proceeding north up through the harbor and bear left up the Hudson to the George Washington Bridge where they turn around and return to their berthing which varies between the west side of Manhattan and some ports in Staten Island

moose135
04-10-2011, 12:36 AM
Yet we can't get a friggin F-18 for the Airshow? Nice
Navy, what do you expect?

gonzalu
04-10-2011, 08:51 AM
The ships do not make it to the GWB any more :-( Sadly so... I have a great viewing platform from the 30th floor of our main building!! Anyway, they have been turning back around 125th st for the past few years, if they even make it that far up north.

Someone told me it is because dredging the center of the river has not been done for years up near GWB and the draft is not as deep as the navy likes for a safe turnaround. I think is BS, they are doing it to pi$$ me off!

fk6065
04-11-2011, 01:38 PM
The preliminary list of participating squadrons has been released. They are;

VMM-263
VMFA-106
VMFA-122

So it looks like Ospreys and Hornets

Derf
04-15-2011, 01:13 PM
OK, Here is the skinny..... I will not be advising of where this info came from but it is at a very HIGH level.

The F-35 will be on static display on the U.S.S. Iwo Jima and Osprey's will be landing in Eisenhower park. That is all I have to say about that! ;)

fk6065
04-15-2011, 06:17 PM
OK, Here is the skinny..... I will not be advising of where this info came from but it is at a very HIGH level.

The F-35 will be on static display on the U.S.S. Iwo Jima and Osprey's will be landing in Eisenhower park. That is all I have to say about that! ;)

A flyable F-35? Perhaps from Pax River?

Gerard
04-15-2011, 08:36 PM
OK, Here is the skinny..... I will not be advising of where this info came from but it is at a very HIGH level.
The F-35 will be on static display on the U.S.S. Iwo Jima and Osprey's will be landing in Eisenhower park. That is all I have to say about that! ;)

Fred you must have read my mind. I was about to ask if the Marines would be doing their MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) Raids around the area. I guess this kinda confirms it.
And if is ANYTHING like last years I highly recommend checking it out. They used 2 Cobras, a Sea Knight and the V-22 in a choreographed raid/landing in "hostile territory". :smile: Then they land, shutdown and Meet and Greet along with walk throughs of the bigger ships. Then the departure with a fast Fly-by.

moose135
04-15-2011, 08:45 PM
A flyable F-35?
Is there such a thing? :wink:

cancidas
04-15-2011, 09:17 PM
Is there such a thing? :wink:

actually, yes. shocking i know.

Mateo
04-18-2011, 03:59 PM
And if is ANYTHING like last years I highly recommend checking it out. They used 2 Cobras, a Sea Knight and the V-22 in a choreographed raid/landing in "hostile territory"I'd consider Long Island hostile territory, too!

[and to add some useful info, some of the MV-22s and CH-46s staged out of TEB]

fk6065
04-18-2011, 04:29 PM
Well I am totally confused now. The Navy just released this "updated" list of ships and units participating in Fleet Week this year. The USS New York is on it. This is the "new" list;

USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7)
USS New York (LPD 21)
USS John L. Hall (FFG 32)
USS Kauffman (FFG 59)
USS Carr (FFG 52)
Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14


U.S. MARINES
24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

U.S. COAST GUARD
USCGC Reliance (WMEC 615)
USCGC Willow (WLB 202)
USCGC Katherine Walker (WLM 552)
USCGC Tampa (WMEC 902)


I guess as we get closer to the actual event we will get more reliable info.

Gerard
04-18-2011, 10:00 PM
[QUOTE=Mateo;443881]I'd consider Long Island hostile territory, too![QUOTE]

And this coming from a Jersey guy?? :wink::confused::eek::tongue:

flyboy 28
04-19-2011, 03:48 PM
They probably scrapped the PhilSea from the list because they didn't want visitors to get herpes. That boat is DIRTY.

Chris S
04-26-2011, 09:30 PM
FYI - the 2011 Fleet Week Schedule for NYC has been posted:biggrin:
http://www.fleetweeknewyork.com/events.html

Wednesday, 25 May
0830-Noon Fleet Week Parade of Ships


Thursday, 26 May
1000-Noon U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Coast Guard Air & Water
Demonstrations at Coney Island, NY

Friday, 27 May
0900-1130 U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Helo Demonstration and
Navy Band NE performance in Randall Park, Freeport (Long Island)

0900-1800 Military Day Times Square - featuring performance by the
Navy Band NE (1700) & USMC Band (1400) performances

1000-1130 U.S. Marine Corps Marine Air Ground Task Force Static
Display, East Islip High School, Long Island, NY

1230 -1400 U.S. Marine Corps Marine Air Ground Task Force Static Display, Massapequa High School, Long Island, NY

1300-1330 U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Demonstration, Homeport Pier,
Staten Island, NY

1430-1800 U.S. Marine Corps Marine Air Ground Task Force Demonstration at
Orchard Beach (Bronx)

Saturday, 28 May
1000-1400 U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps Air and Land Demonstrations at
Eisenhower Park (East Meadow, NY)

0900-1800 Marine Day in Battery Park

1400-1800 Navy Band NE performance in Tappen Park, Staten Island, NY

Sunday, 29 May
1000-Noon U.S. Marine Corps Marine Air Ground Task Force Demonstration at
Corona Park (Queens)

1100-1130 U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Helo Demonstration, Homeport
Pier, Staten Island, NY

1400-1600 U.S. Marine Corps Marine Air Ground Task Force Demonstration at
Playland Park, Rye, NY

1400-1700 Military Bands in Times Square
1400-1500 Navy Band NE 1700-1800 USMC Band

Monday, 30 May
0900-1100 U.S. Marine Corps Marine Air Ground Task Force Demonstration at
Clove Lake Park, Staten Island, NY

1400-1500 U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Demonstration, Hudson River
near Piers 86 & 88, Manhattan

1400-1700 U.S. Marine Corps Marine Air Ground Task Force Demonstration at
Hudson Park, New Rochelle, NY

Tuesday, 31 May
1000-Noon U.S. Marine Corps Marine Air Ground Task Force Demonstration at
Westbury High School, Long Island, NY

1030-Noon U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Helo Demonstration at
Curtis High School, Staten Island, NY

Big Tim #70
04-27-2011, 07:12 AM
AWESOME!

I think I'm going to check out the parade of ships on Wednesday.

I'll probably park @ the Best Buy on Bay Parkway & walk down the waterfront to get as close to the VZ bridge as I can.

Gerard
04-27-2011, 07:24 PM
FYI - the 2011 Fleet Week Schedule for NYC has been posted:biggrin:
Saturday, 28 May
1000-1400 U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps Air and Land Demonstrations at
Eisenhower Park (East Meadow, NY)

SWEET!!! :biggrin::cool:

fk6065
05-13-2011, 03:46 PM
Rumor has it the fly over will consist of four F/A-18s, two Ospreys and some type of USCG aircraft. Same as last year plus the USCG aircraft.

Chris S
05-13-2011, 04:56 PM
BTW, what time does the fly over usually happen during the parade of ships ??

fk6065
05-13-2011, 07:22 PM
it is usually at the end just after the last ship passes under the Verrazzano, I gues around 10-10:30AM. And if you blink you miss it. The few times I have been there they only made one run up the river.

Chris S
05-13-2011, 08:10 PM
Thanks for the info Fred.

zigtronics
05-20-2011, 08:44 AM
Any one have any idea how early people line up for the ships? How long do the lines get? Thanks

Chris S
05-20-2011, 09:15 AM
FYI- the 1911 Ely-Curtiss Pusher landed this morning at FBF. It will be on display there over the
next week for Fleet Week and it will also being doing a few flights over the Hudson River too.:cool:
Keep an eye on this link for latest scheduling info during it's stay at FBF.
http://elycurtisspusher.com/

moose135
05-22-2011, 01:43 PM
FYI- the 1911 Ely-Curtiss Pusher landed this morning at FBF. It will be on display there over the
next week for Fleet Week and it will also being doing a few flights over the Hudson River too.:cool:
Keep an eye on this link for latest scheduling info during it's stay at FBF. http://elycurtisspusher.com/
I checked out their site, and saw this posted:

We’ll be available from 20-27 May, flying, barnstorming and working with the Park Service on several presentations at the Floyd Bennett. We will stage out of Hangar B, Floyd Bennett FieldEven though I know the HARP hangar is usually open on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, I took a ride over, thinking they might have extended hours due to this aircraft. The place was dark and locked up. There was an RV parked next to the hangar, which was obviously part of their team, but it was dark as well. Apparently "available from 20-27 May" doesn't mean "available to view..." I did send a e-mail to the contact address on their web site, looking for information about when and where it will be displayed. If I hear anything, I'll pass it along.

Chris S
05-22-2011, 01:51 PM
Moose,
I emailed Bob also to see if he can update his website's homepage with his latest Fleet Week Schedule,
so hopefully he'll keep us posted with the latest info as soon as he knows it !! :smile:

emshighway
05-24-2011, 07:23 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FWNYC 11-08 May 24, 2011

USS New York leads the Parade of Ships as Fleet Week gets underway


Norfolk, VA (CNRMA) -Fleet Week New York kicks off tomorrow with the review of the Parade of Ships along the Hudson River, rendering honors in Staten Island, the Statue of Liberty and the World Trade Center.
USS New York (LPD 21) will lead the procession starting at 9:30 a.m. with honors being rendered with an 11-gun salute at Fort Hamilton. Following in the procession are: USCGC Willow (WLB 22), USS Kauffman (FFG 59), USCGC Tampa (WMEC 902), USS John L. Hall (FFG 32), USCGC Katherine Walker (WLM 552), USS Carr (FFG 52), and rounding up the parade is USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7).
Stops along the parade route include the Statue of Liberty with a fly-over at 10:20 a.m. by two U.S. Navy F/A-18 aircraft from VFA-32, two U.S. Marine Corps V-22 aircraft from VMM-365, one U.S. Coast Guard HU-25 from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod and two U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18 aircraft from VMFA-312. The parade route then proceeds along the Hudson to the World Trade Center with honors being rendered at 10:23 a.m.
Approximately 3,000 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen will descend upon the city to celebrate the 24th Fleet Week New York, May 25 - June 1.
Fleet Week has been New York City's celebration of the sea services nearly every year since 1984. It is an unparalleled opportunity for citizens of New York and the surrounding Tri-State area to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as see, first-hand, the latest capabilities of today's maritime services.
In addition to public visitation of participating ships, there will be a number of exhibits showing off the technology of the maritime services and the skilled expertise of our service members.

-USN-

For more information, visit the official Fleet Week New York City Web site at http://www.fleetweeknewyork.com (https://email.tsa.dhs.gov/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.fleetweeknewyork.com)
Or visit us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/FleetWeekNewYork (https://email.tsa.dhs.gov/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.facebook.com/FleetWeekNewYork)

For media interviews call the Fleet Week Media center at 212-258-0137. After hours call 860-625-9666.

moose135
05-24-2011, 09:40 PM
I stopped in to see the Ely-Curtiss Pusher at FBF today...

http://moose135.smugmug.com/Airplanes/Warbirds/Ely-Curtiss-Pusher/i-7vRWGHm/0/L/JM20110524NX44VY011-L.jpg

More photos in a separate thread here: http://nycaviation.com/forum/threads/40235-Ely-Curtiss-Pusher-at-FBF

fk6065
05-25-2011, 08:29 AM
Parade of ships has not started yet. Two US Navy helos did a flyby and John Klatt's two planes did a flyover and photo shoot with a chase plane at the Statue of Liberty

fk6065
05-25-2011, 08:32 AM
USS New York entering the Narrows

fk6065
05-25-2011, 09:17 AM
Two Navy helos and an NYPD helo circling the USS New York and escorting her up the Hudson

fk6065
05-25-2011, 11:56 AM
Fly over was as reported but spaced out much better. Two F/A-18's then the Osprey's 15 minutes later, then the USCG Falcoln and finally two more F/A-18's. Pictures later.

fk6065
06-08-2011, 08:47 PM
Some shots from the US Navy Explosive Ordance Demo in Freeport

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/Military/Fleet-Week-NY-2011/US-Navy-Explosive-Ordnance/17457188_c3F89Q#1328589667_C3hbTP3

fk6065
06-08-2011, 08:49 PM
Here is the USS New York passing under the Verrazano Bridge

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/i-hdtcDQp/0/M/i-hdtcDQp-M.jpg