Last to perform and making the most noise of all the performers was the CF-18 Hornet.
The Canadian Forces CF-18 Hornet demonstration team had the plane in livery honoring the BCATP, the British Commonwealth Air Training Program that trained thousands of pilots and air crews during World War 2 in Canada.
To put the power of the CF-18 in perspective, it has more thrust than all of the CT-114 Tutors on the Snowbirds demonstration team combined.
He decided to demonstrate that power with an overhead pass with the afterburners lit:
Talk about there and gone, and loud while doing it. It rocked.
You can get a good look at the false canopy painted on the belly of the aircraft in this shot. A Canadian Forces Hornet trademark, the false canopy is supposed to confuse enemy fighters in a furball.
He did some impressive maneuvers and the tricky light made photography darn difficult to capture the fast moving aircraft.
Coming in quick, this series of shots is less than 5 seconds total time:
He did some very need meaneuvers and then ended with an overhead pass for a grand finale.
Then it was time to come in for a landing.
The plane was then admired on the ramp.
It was a great show.