North America's Premiere Civilian Jet Team

The Black Diamond Jet Team is a civilian-owned aerobatic jet team featuring five L-39s and one T-33, all painted in a distinctive arctic camouflage paint scheme. Piloted by former military fighter pilots from the US Navy and Air Force, the Black Diamond Jet Team is available to provide picture perfect flyovers and absolutely thrilling air show performances across North America!


The Black Diamond Jet team has flown college and NFL football game flyovers, bringing fans to their feet and adding a new level of excitement. The team has also performed at air shows across North America, from the West Coast to the East, from Florida to Ontario and everywhere in between. Book North America's “Premiere Civilian Jet Team” today for any and all special events!



Black Diamond Jet Team Adjusts Aircraft Lineup

06.07.2012
LAKELAND, FL (June 6, 2012) – Black Diamond Jet Team, a civilian-owned aerobatic jet team based in Lakeland, FL, has announced that due to some recent developments, they will be reducing the number of aircraft available for performances during the remainder of the 2012 air show season. Several show sites will see a 5-jet formation flying the signature formation maneuvers while some sites may receive a 2-jet performance. Although the entire team regrets any disappointment this may cause their fans
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HMJT Announces New Name

11.28.2011
Heavy Metal Jet Team, the six-ship aerobatic civilian-owned jet team sponsored by United Bank Card, Inc. (UBC), announced today an immediate name change for the team to Black Diamond Jet Team. The change reflects the continual growth of the team and desire to take it into new and bigger directions. The pilots, support staff, and sponsor for the team remain unchanged. The Black Diamond Jet Team will add another MiG-17 aircraft to their 2012 season roster as an Opposing Solo, enabling
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New Florida Base

11.28.2011
The Black Diamond Jet Team recently moved its operation from Lancaster, Pa. to Lakeland, FL. Residents in Lakeland and the surrounding area can expect to start seeing the jets in the skies above Polk County. "We can now say this is our hometown base," Black Diamond pilot, Philip Adornato said. Team members said the team is one of the few non-military formation jet teams in the nation. Ardonato said the team puts on an exciting performance, even in practice. "It's formation aerobatics. We
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Oct.12-Oct.13
Rome, GA