Ed Shipley's air show career began with the Six of Diamonds T-6 formation aerobatic team, where he flew right wing and lead. He is a founding member of The Horsemen Flight Team.
Ed was a 747 pilot for Atlas Air and has flown air shows for over 20 years in the T-6, P-51, F4U, F8F, and F-86. He has piloted a Mustang across the Atlantic and flown a F4U Corsair off of a nuclear aircraft carrier. Ed was a board member of the International Council of Air Shows and currently is an ICAS Ace evaluator for warbirds and jets.
He also flew as a Spitfire pilot in Christopher Nolan’s acclaimed 2017 film Dunkirk, which tells the dramatic story of one of WWII’s most important battles.