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Press Release July 5th, 2022

Date:  July 5th, 2022



Melbourne, FL:  Universal Air Service, Inc. was utilized again to provide aerial support for the 2022 Melbourne Independence Day celebrations.  The largest July 4th event on the Space Coast, Universal Air Service kicked off the festivities by proudly flying a 5,000 square foot American flag beneath their Sikorsky S-76 over the Melbourne causeway and across the waterway between Downtown Melbourne and the beachside communities.


Universal then landed on the base of the causeway to pick up members of the Air Sports Parachute Team, a highly experienced skydiving team that conducts exhibitions at sporting events, major holidays, corporate events, political rallies to name a few.  Universal’s CEO and chief pilot, Walter Garner explained “Being an integral part of July 4th celebrations is always a proud moment for Universal and our entire flight crew performed perfectly to effectively display the American flag and allow the skydiving team to put on an amazing show.  We have worked with ASPT many times and will undoubtedly have a wonderful working relationship for many years to come.  Working with professionals, from planning to execution, to put on a show for the tens of thousands of our local residents who come out every year to celebrate our nation’s holiday is always a thrill.”


Pictures and videos of the July 4th celebrations can be seen on


About Universal Air Service


Universal Air Service, Inc. is a highly specialized aviation company located in Melbourne Florida who operates as a Part 91 operator, a Part 133 helicopter external load operator, and a Part 135 aircraft charter certificate operator. We have also expanded our licensing and expertise to include night vision goggles, air ambulance capabilities, Class D hoist operations and motion picture waiver just to name a few.


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