By Staff Reports
(Apple Valley)– Aerobatic pilots, wingwalkers and warbirds will provide big-time airshow action in the High Desert over Apple Valley Airport skies on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.
This year’s airshow will feature several aerobatic pilots, John Collver in “Wardog” the T-6, “Dr. D” Old Time Aerobatics in his Taylorcraft, Rob Harrison “The Tumbling Bear” in his Zlin, Margie Stivers and Marion Wagner wingwalkers with Silver Wings Wingwalking demo team in a Stearman biplane, and Tim Just flying the Extra. Other favorites such as Rich Piccirilli with Just In Time Skydivers, radio control airplanes, the N-9M Flying Wing and warbirds such as the F4U Corsair, P-38 Lightning, B-25 Mitchell, P-51 Mustang, P-40 Warhawk, Fw190, all from Planes of Fame Air Museum to name a few.
In addition to the excitement in the sky, spectators will see experimental and vintage airplane static displays and a new this year, a Car Show! 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!
Gates open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aerial demonstrations from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Admission is only $5 cash, and children 12 and under free. Parking is free. Apple Valley Airport is located off of Hwy. 18 to 21600 Corwin Road in Apple Valley. No animals except service animals will be allowed at the event. No large coolers and no alcoholic beverages will be allowed at the airshow. Bring chairs, sitting blankets, sunglasses, hats, sunscreen and don’t forget your camera.