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Schedule updated 23 Apr 2012 - reload for current issue


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Animated GIF courtesy of Steve E. (Yo Esteban!)
>>> large out-of-area shows are listed as an FYI * - denotes Military event, free admission (well, you pay for it each Apr 15...) NOTE: should security level increase beyond "Bravo," many military installations will not have public airshows
Ongoing
DATE(S) PLACE/EVENT LOCATION SRC FEATURES/URL ------- ----------- -------- --- ------------ - Palm Springs Air Museum Palm Springs CA WWW every Sat PM, museum aircraft flown regularly Palm Spring Air Museum - Frazier Lake Airpark Hollister CA FIC 1st Sat/Mo, Antique Aircraft Display - Chino AP Mthly OpenHs Chino CA PIL 1st Sat/Mo, 3rd Sun Mo, 9-4, west side of Cal Aero Dr Planes Of Fame - Agua Dulce Airpark Agua Dulce CA EM one Sat/Mo, one Sun/mo 9-4 - Santa Paula Mthly OpenHs Santa Paula CA WWW 1st Sun/Mo, antique/classic static Aviation Museum of Santa Paula - Apple Valley Mthly OpenHs Apple Valley CA PF one Sun/Mo, antique/classic static - Brown Field Monthly FlyIn San Diego CA WWW 2nd Sun/mo San Diego Flight Museum - Whiteman AP Mthly OpenHs San Fernando CA PF 2nd Sun/mo Whiteman Airport Association - Corona Airport Corona CA FIC one Sun/mo Antique Aircraft Display/Fly-In - Fullerton Airport FlyIn Fullerton CA FIC one Sun/mo - Brackett AP Mthly OpenHs Laverne CA PF one Sun/Mo - Zamperini AP Mthly OpenHs Torrance CA PF one Sun/Mo 12-3 - El Monte AP Classics Dsp El Monte CA PIL one Sunday/Mo
2012
03/10 * NAF El Centro El Centro CA BA BA 03/17 * MCAS Yuma Airshow Yuma AZ TB TB 03/31 Riverside Airshow Riverside CA WWW http://www.riversideairshow.com/default.asp 04/14-15 * Davis-Monthan AFB AS Tuscon AZ TB TB 05/05-06 Planes Of Fame Airshow Chino CA WWW Warbird Heaven! http://www.planesoffame.org/index.php?page=chino-air-show 05/19-20 * March ARB Airshow Riverside CA TB TB 05/14-16 Collings Foundation BombersSanta Barbara CA CFB Santa Barbara Airport 05/16-18 Collings Foundation BombersSan Luis Obispo CA CFB San Luis County Regional Airport 09/08-09 California Capitol Airshow Sacramento CA TB TB 09/22-23 Salinas airshow Salinas CA TB TB 09/28-29 * NBVC Pt Mugu Airshow by Camarillo CA WWW Radio KHAY announced 20120106 - BUT NOT ON BA WEBSITE 09/xx Reno Air Races Reno Stead WWW http://www.airrace.org/index.php 10-06-07 Fleet Week San Francisco CA BA BA 10/12-14 * MCAS Miramar Airshow San Diego CA BA BA 11/10-11 * Nellis AFB airshow Las Vegas NV TB TB Information sources codes and links; also see the LINKS page (below): ACC - USAF Air Combat Command ACC news AD - Airshows Downunder - Australia AF - US Air Force News - see 'calendar of events' ALA - @LA.com Flying page ANN - Aero-News Network ASA - Airshows America - Patriots Jet Team ASB - Air Show Buzz Jan 2008 - schedule WAY out of whack... ASC - AirShow.com AS2 - Air Shows Calendar ASN - AirShowNetwork.com ATB - ACC TBirds sched AVC - Aerovents.com AWM - Airwingmedia.com BA - US Navy Blue Angels - usually up early Dec BAO - Blueangels.org - 2004 schedule posted on/prior to Dec 09 2003 BAH - Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation BBA - Blackbird Air Park - no website for events BCA - Bill Cornick Airshows appearance schedule BDA - Bulldog Airshows (Jim Leroy) appearance schedule CAF - Commemorative Air Force calendar - 04/2002 DEAD LINK CAM - Castle Air Museum events CAS - CAF-sponsored airshows CAZ - Confederate Air Force Arizona Wing CFB - Collings Foundation B-17 and B-24 CFC - U.S Centennial Of Flight Commission CFW - Collings Foundation West CIA - Canadian International Airshow links page CLA - Chuck Lischer Airshows appearance schedule CSC - Commemorative Air Force, Southern California Wing CTX - Confederate Air Force B-29 and B-24 CR - Classic Rotors - Rare & Vintage Helicopters DBG - Delmar Benjamin's Gee Bee DSA - David Schultz Airshows - has US/Canadian demo team schedules - sched usually posted early Dec DOD - US Dept of Defense - see 'news' EAA - Eddie Andreini Airshows EAB - EAA B-17 Sentimental Journey EAF - EAA FlyIns EM - info contained in received email FAS - Franklin Airshows RIP Jimmy... FIC - FlyIns.com FI2 - Fly Ins Calendar GK - US Army Golden Knights GPA - Greg Poe Airshows appearance schedule GSA - Gene Soucy Airshows appearance schedule IBN - Iron Birds Network ICA - International Council of Airshows JCA - Julie Clark Airshows appearance schedule LBE - Liberty Foundation B-17 "Liberty Belle" tour schedule LF - US Navy Parachute Team "Leap Frogs" 02/2002 DEAD LINK LNE - Landings - events MOF - Santa Monica Museum of Flight - CLOSED 07/28/2002, relocating? N10 - US Navy 2010 schedule (20091011) N11 - US Navy 2011 schedule (20091011) NRS - Navy Region Southwest Events - has airshow links OFS - FAA Oakland FSS list of events OLG - Old Glory B-25 PAM - Palm Springs Air Museum - 12/99 admission $7.50 ($5.90 via website) PF - Pacific Flyer Aviation Newspaper PIL - Pilotage.com POF - Planes of Fame Air Museum, Chino CA - 12/99 admission $8.95 PWA - Patti Wagstaff Airshows appearance schedule RA - RAF Red Arrows RBA - Red Bull Airshows (Bill Reesman) appearance schedule RHA - Rob Harrison Airshows appearance schedule RTH - Russian Thunder appearance schedule SB - Canadian Snowbirds - sched usually posted early Dec SCR - Scramble SDT - Sean D. Tucker appearance schedule SF - Starfighters - civilian F-104 demo team SGN - sign posted at or near site TB - USAF Thunderbirds Flight Demonstration Team - sched usually posted early Dec TB2 - USAF Thunderbirds Flight Demonstration Team TWA - Tim Weber Airshows appearance schedule USA - US Army Events USC - USAF Centennial USD - USAF Aerial Events - demo teams USF - USAF Aerial Events Support - postings found Late Nov/early Dec USM - US Marine Corps Aviation Events USX - US Marine Corps Aviation Events USY - US Marines Eligible Events USN - USN Naval Aviation Events - sched usually posted early Dec UST - USN TACDemo schedule VIM - Vickers Vimy appearances WMF - Western Museum of Flight WWM - Warbirds West Air Museum WWW - Organization's website, URL will be listed to the right Airshows Interactive Performers

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My Destiny. Photo credit unknown, I appreciate it...

P-51s on the ramp at the 2004 Chino Airshow. Photo courtesy of Q.

Scaled Composites "SpaceShipOne" on approach to Mojave. Photo from The Register

Photo by: Bill Deaver - Mojave Desert News

Bob Odegaard's Goodyear F2G-1D Super Corsair "Race 57". Photo courtesy of Odegaard Aviation

Classic Fighter Industries first reverse-engineered Me-262 takes to the air Nov 25 2002, Everett WA.

Photo courtesy of Jim Byron, Me 262 Project, www.stormbirds.com

Blue Angels F-18 pitch-up. From the most excellent online aviation news source: Aero-News Network

Can you hear this? Thunder at NAS Mugu...


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with me Oct 03 1988 - Apr 08 2002 (b. ~1986)
Ever hear a cat bark? Click on picture - audio, WAV file, 98k


My cat "Rusty" - red Maine Coon, from the Agoura Shelter April 13 2002. He barks too!

California mountains spring 2005 - after 30+ inches of rain. Photo courtesy of Joyce (Mom).

Chino warbird show, staging area, May 19 2002. My photo was published on Aero-News.net!

Skyraider Bob tore up the sky at "Wings Over Gillespie" Apr 30 2005. Photo courtesy of Q.

Skyraider Bob using the A1's "extremely effective" dive brakes at "Wings Over Gillespie" Apr 30 2005. Photo courtesy of Q.

Skyraider Bob "responding to certain fans" at "Wings Over Gillespie" Apr 30 2005. Photo courtesy of Q.

Four of the six T-28s that flew during the Warbirds In Action show at Minter Field May 14 2005. My photo.

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One of the highlights of Minter was hanging with PacFlyer's Wayman Dunlap, who took our picture and "wrote us up". Thanks Wayman!


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