(Apple Valley)–With classic warbirds, aircraft aerobatics and military aircraft, this year’s Apple Valley Airshow will take place on October 8, 2011.
The airshow will feature renowned Red Bull air race champion Mike Mangold in his L-29 Jet, Rob Harrison “The Tumbling Bear” performing aerobatics in his Zlin 50, Margie and Hartley Folstad with the Silver Wings Wingwalking demo team in their Stearman, a C-17 fly-by from March ARB, Rich Piccirilli with Just In Time Skydiving, Patrick Dugan aerobatics in his Extra, remote control airplanes and Warbirds such as the Flying Wing, P-38 Lightning, B-25 Mitchell – all from the Planes of Fame Air Museum.
In addition to the excitement in the sky, fans will see many static displays, such as the largest biplane in the world, the big yellow AN2, and many experimental and vintage airplanes. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the pilots, get autographs and get up-close to airplanes.
Community groups and volunteer organizations are a big part of the airshow. Attendees can browse booths offering information, souvenirs, food and beverages. The Apple Valley Airshow is a family event with something for everyone!
The airshow runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 (cash only). Children 12 and under are free. Parking is also free.
Apple Valley Airport is located off of Hwy. 18 at 21600 Corwin Road in Apple Valley. No animals except service animals will be allowed at the event. No large coolers or alcoholic beverages will be allowed at the airshow. Chairs and sitting blankets are welcome, and sunglasses, hats, sunscreen and cameras are encouraged.
For more information about the Apple Valley Airshow, call (760) 247-2371 or visit www.sbcountyWINGS.com.
About Apple Valley Airport:
Located in the growing High Desert region of Southern California, the County of San Bernardino’s Apple Valley Airport is a preferred and growing destination for general aviation, aerobatic and sport aviation in Southern California. The airport is home to numerous general aviation aircraft and provides excellent facilities and development opportunities for private and business aviation. To learn more visitwww.SBCountyWings.com