Black Diamond Jet Team Performs Flyover for Grand Opening of Transformers: The Ride-3D

June 21, 2013 – Black Diamond Jet Team, a civilian-owned aerobatic jet team based in Lakeland, FL, performed a five-ship flyover as part of an elaborate grand opening event for Transformers: The Ride-3D at Universal Studios in Orlando, FL

The grand opening event featured an elaborate battle simulation based on the Transformers movie. The spectacle included “Optimus Prime� and “Bumblebee� Transformers in vehicle form along with numerous “NEST� soldiers and an impressive pyrotechnic display. The jet flyover was an integral part of the scenario, representing an aerial attack sequence in the simulated battle and serving as the climax of the grand opening event.

Steven Spielberg and other high profile attendees were present for the extraordinary event which was aired live on NBC’s Today Show and numerous other media outlets.

You can view the video of the grand opening and flyover here:

About Black Diamond Jet Team

Black Diamond Jet Team is a civilian-owned aerobatic jet team based in Lakeland, FL. Partially sponsored by Harbortouch, a leading national POS system and payment processing provider, the team includes five L-39s and two Mig-17s painted in a distinctive arctic camouflage. Black Diamond Jet Team has performed at dozens of air shows and performed numerous flyovers since it was founded in 2011. For airshow performances, sports flyovers, movie and other event bookings, please email