Submitted by ub on Sun, 05/18/2014 - 20:13

Fleet Week 2014 events are scheduled to begin on Monday, May 19 through Tuesday, May 27. These events will include military aircraft flyovers, aerial demonstrations, and static as well as stationary exhibitions throughout the NYC area.

Beginning Monday, May 19th, the U.S. Navy will conduct familiarization flights with four (4) MH-60 helicopters (photo attached) in various citywide locations from the hours of 1 PM – 2:30 PM and 3 PM – 4:30 PM.

Since 1984, New York City has held Fleet Week to honor the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Fleet Week features military demonstrations and a chance for the public to tour some of the visiting ships.

The Memorial Day commemoration is a highlight of the week's festivities, featuring the singing of Taps and a military aircraft fly over in honor of those who lost their lives in service to the United States.

More event-specific information may be issued as it becomes available. For further information, please visit: