Misty Blues All Woman Skydiving Team
Six women from the Misty Blues will show off their skills at this year’s show. Adorned in their signature pink and blue jump suits, the Misty’s are well-known for their skilled skydiving, fun personality and spending a lot of time meeting spectators – especially kids. These professional women hold 35 world records and have completed a record 40,000 combined jumps. The Misty Blues last performed in Dayton in 2012.
DID YOU KNOW?
- All members of the team are women!
- Freefall Parachuting was invented at Old McCook Field in Dayton. Army Lt. Harold R. Harris became the first person to parachute out of a malfunctioning airplane on October 28, 1922!
- For many years, Wright Field, now Area B of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, was a main location for parachute technology research and development for the military!
- Dayton has a Parachute Museum located at Aviation Trail right outside of downtown Dayton!