The Titan Aerobatic Team

Precision Performers, Gentlemen Pilots

The TITAN Aerobatic Team is one of the airshow industry's most decorated and beloved performers. The team was founded in 1984 by  Alan Henley and Steve Gustafson as the North American Aerobatic Team. 

Titan Team Timeline

For four decades, the TITAN Aerobatic Team has thrilled audiences all over North and Central America ​with their tight formations, billowing smoke systems and attention-getting radial engines. The Titan Team thrills millions every year, and has become one of the most recognizable and well-known air show performance teams in the world.


Alan Henley and Steve Gustafson perform a loop and a roll in formation together with their North American AT-6 Texans. 


Ben Cunningham joins the team, forming the North American Aerobatic Team.

1996 - 1997

Gene McNeely joins the team in 1996, making it a four-ship. In 1997, Mark Henley replaces Ben Cunningham, flying right wing.


The team is sponsored by AeroShell, becoming the AeroShell Aerobatic Team until 2023.


Alan Henley is injured in a non-aviation related accident, paralyzing him from the chest down. Bryan Regan, formerly with the Red Baron Pizza Squadron, joins the team later that year.


Jimmy Fordham joins the team as an alternate slot pilot


Gene McNeely retires for the team, and Jimmy takes over full time as slot pilot


The Team signs an agreement to become the TITAN Aerobatic Team!

Through the Years