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Air Show Performer Highlights
F-16 VIPER DEMO AND USAF HERITAGE FLIGHT - The Air Combat Command F-16 Viper Demonstration Team performs precision aerial maneuvers to demonstrate the unique capabilities by one of the Air Force's premier multi-role fighters, the F-16 Fighting Falcon. The team also flies in Air Force Heritage Flight formations, exhibiting the professional qualities the Air Force develops in the people who fly, maintain and support these aircraft.
WWII AIRBORNE DEMONSTRATION TEAM – The WWII Airborne Demo Team serves to remember, honor and serve the memory of those men and women who fought and died to preserve America's freedom in WWII through the participation of its members in active parachute jumping in the style of the WWII airborne soldier utilizing an aircraft that actually participated in the invasion of Europe in 1944. https://wwiiadt.org/
P-51 "VOODOO" — Planes of Fame's own Steven Hinton flew this highly modified P51 Mustang to a New World Speed Record of 531.53 MPH thereby achieving the goal of becoming the Fastest Piston Engine Propeller driven Airplane in the World.
ROB HARRISON "THE TUMBLING BEAR"— - Rob has been a local Southern California favorite airshow performer for more than 25 years. He started flying with his Dad at the age of six and by age 13, he was doing aerobatics. He retired after 28 years as US Forest Service program leader for aviation and helped engineer and develop the fire air tankers still in use today. Now at 75, he is still inspiring the young to learn to fly. Rob says "If you put your mind to it study and work hard, you can do anything you want to! www.harrisonairshows.com
SEA FURY AEROBATIC DEMONSTRATION – Dennis’ aerobatic routine in the Sea Fury, Argonaut, with smoke generators on the wingtips! www.sandersaircraft.com
ACE MAKER AIRSHOWS - GREG COLYER - Pilot Greg Colyer puts his T-33 through its paces in a breath-taking display of aerobatic flying that provides thrills to all who watch.
TUCKERS AIR PATROL: Eric Tucker Piper Cub Demonstration - Eric performs exciting Dead Stick Aerobatics, a Comedy Act with Car-Top Landing, and Car-Top Take off and Aerobatics with an emergency rescue ground vehicle, all in his J3 Cub. Thrilling, entertaining and funny!
JOHN COLLVER AT-6/SNJ AEROBATICS – Thrill to the T-6 aerobatics by John Collver as he takes his War Dog through exciting maneuvers! Truly a salute to freedom!
THE KOREAN AIR WAR REENACTED – F-86 Sabre and MiG 15 in a dogfight! An annual spectacular performance by the Planes of Fame's own Sabre & MiG and stellar pilots! Performing Sat. & Sun.
FLYING WING! - Part of the Planes of Fame collection, it is the only one in the world! Grandfather of the B2 Stealth. The N9MB was built in 1944 as the fourth and final in a series of 1/3 scale test models for the Northrop XB-35 Flying Wing bombers. Flying in its orginal colors, the N9MB will demonstrate it flight capabilities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWRe9DHQ7vA
A BIG THUMB'S UP! - For all the Planes of Fame pilots & planes, the visiting show participants and their aircraft (both flying & static!) and VIP veterans, all of whom put on the most memorable airshow each year. Over 40 aircraft fly from every era!
Updated 3/20/2019 - Subject to Change