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The Super Hornet will headline the show alongside the Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier demo team.
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The Super Hornet will headline the show alongside the Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier demo team.

The Super Hornet will headline the show alongside the Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier demo team.

It was added to the bill to replace the F-22 Raptor, which was grounded by the US Air Force two weeks ago because of alleged malfunctions to the aircraft's on-board oxygen systems.

Event organizers say the addition of the F-18, as well as confirmed fly-over from the rarely seen B-2 Stealth Bomber will be an air show lineup that's as extreme as it is diverse.

Sources say there’s a chance the F-22 Raptor could be cleared to appear in the skies above the boardwalk by next weekend, but there’s been no word on when the Air Force’s investigation will conclude.

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