The United States Air Force Thunderbirds have canceled their performance at next weekend's Fort Lauderdale Air Show following the death of a pilot during training earlier this month.
The U.S. Navy announced Thursday that the F/A-18F Super Hornet will now perform and headline the event, which takes plavce May 5-6 at Fort Lauderdale Beach.
Maj. Stephen Del Bagno was killed in a F-16 Fighting Falcon crash at the Nevada Test and Training Range on April 4. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
In addition to the U.S. Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet, other military performers confirmed include the New York Air National Guard C-17 GlobeMaster III Demo and the U.S. Coast Guard Search & Rescue Demo. Other military aircraft flyovers are planned.