Top pilot Patty Wagstaff is set to perform at  the Punta Gorda air show. The St. Augustine pilot is a six–time recipient of the "First Lady of Aerobatics" Betty Skelton Award. In July 2004, she was inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame and was the recipient of the National Air and Space Museum's Award for Current Achievement in 1994.

 Wagstaff has also trained with the Russian Aerobatic Team and has flown airshows and competitions in South and Central America, Russia, Europe, Mexico and Iceland. She also works as a stunt pilot and aerial coordinator the the film and television industry. Though about 80 days away, the 2019 Air Show is announcing the talent up front, to make sure no one misses out.

 The  Florida International Air Show, featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and Wagstaff is November 1 - 3rd, at the Punta Gorda Airport.