USASOC Black Daggers Jump Team
The Black Daggers are the official U.S. Army Special Operations Command Parachute Demonstration Team. Their mission is to perform live aerial demonstrations in support of Army Special Operations community relations and recruiting.!
Paul started jumping in 1967 when he was a Green Beret in the United States Army. After leaving the army in 1969 he began sport jumping and turned a hobby into a business when in 1971 he formed Paul McCowan Airshows. For 8 years the team preformed daily shows at the amusement park Kings Island. To date Paul has over 10,000 jumps to his name with over 300 hours in freefall. Paul jumps with a 5,000 square foot flag!
Returning for his second performance at the Aviation Roundup, Bill Stein has logged over 5,000 hours of aerobatic and formation flight. Bill began flying aerobatics when he was still a student pilot and has been dedicated to perfecting his skills ever since. Since 1995 Bill has performed at air shows all across the United States and has entertained millions air show fans.