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Planes of Fame is thrilled to be a part of the Central Coast AirFest 2022, October 15 & 16, 2022.

This year, Planes of Fame is taking to the skies over Santa Maria, California as one of the performing groups for AirFest 2022. Held at the Santa Maria Airport, AirFest is scheduled for October 15 & 16, 2022.

Planes of Fame’s vintage warbirds will be performing throughout both days. We’ll be joining an incredible line-up of aerobatic and military performers.  These include:

  • Canadian Snowbirds
  • U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II Demo Team
  • U.S. Navy VFA-122 F/A-18 Super Hornet Demo Team
  • West Coast C-17 Demo Team
  • C-130 Demo
  • E-2 Hawkeye Demo Team
  • National Guard F-15 Flybys
  • Red Bull Air Force
  • Kirby Chamblis
  • Kevin Coleman
  • Aaron Fitzgerald
  • High Alpha MiG-17
  • Sammy Mason
  • RAD Jet Waco
  • Swamp Fox P-51 Demo
  • Eric Tucker

Planes of Fame will also be flying with the F-35A as part of the USAF Heritage Flight and with the F/A-18 as part of the USN Legacy Flight.

 

Become a Planes of Fame AirFest 2022 Supporter

Due to extended time-off from cancellations related to the pandemic, we’ve got some work to do to get many of our aircraft ready for AirFest 2022.  Here’s the line-up of what we intend to take to Santa Maria:

  • Lockheed P-38J “Lightning”airfest-pof-ac-pix 
  • Curtiss P-40N “Warhawk”
  • North American P-51D “Mustang” (2 aircraft)
  • Grumman F8F “Bearcat”
  • Lockheed T-33A “Shooting Star”
  • North American F-86F “Sabre”
  • Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bis
  • North American B-25J “Mitchell”
  • Vought F4U-1A “Corsair”
  • Douglas SBD-5 “Dauntless”
  • General Motors TBM-3E “Avenger”
  • Vultee BT-13B “Valiant”

In order to get as many of these aircraft ready, fueled, and transported to Santa Maria (and back), we’re seeking sponsors and donors for our Museum flight operations!  

There are many levels of support, and each offers a number of benefits related to AirFest 2022.  To sign up to become a donor/sponsor, click on the following button:

 SPONSOR MUSEUM FLIGHT OPERATIONS FOR AIRFEST 2022

 

Bookmark This Webpage for Tickets and More Info!

Tickets to AirFest 2022 will go on sale soon.  Watch for announcements and visit this page to secure your place at this great event.

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