Friday, January 10, 2014

Los Angeles County Air Show Announces Exciting Performer and Aircraft Line Up

LOS ANGELES -- The United States Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angles, will rock the skies of LA County headlining the Los Angeles County Air Show this March 21st and 22nd at William J. Fox Airport. Air Show fans at the inaugural event will be captivated by an array of exciting and thrilling jets, gravity-defying aerobatic performers and the rumble of historic aircraft.

“The Blue Angels performance is precision flying at its best, but the show certainly doesn’t stop there,” said Dennis Dunbar, executive director of the Los Angeles County Air Show.  “No matter http://lacountyairshow.comwhat aircraft is screaming through the skies over Fox Field, it is always thrilling, but more importantly, it’s an experience – you get to see the aircraft, explore the planes both inside and out, and personally talk to the actual pilot or crew member of the airplane that literally just took your breath away. You won’t want to miss the inaugural Show.”

In addition to the Blue Angels, the Air Show will showcase thrilling jets, world-renowned aerobatic performers, warbirds, and vintage aircraft that will inspire both young and old to dream big.  Performers include (but not limited to):

•    Special performance by the Lockheed C-130 support aircraft, affectionately known as ‘Fat Albert’
•    Heritage Flight – P-51 Mustang and F-86 Sabre Jet
•    Red Bull Air Force - Including Chuck Aaron in his aerobatic helicopter, Kirby Chambliss flying gravity-defying aerobatics in his Edge 540, and the Red Bull Wing Suit Flyers
•    Greg Colyer – The Ace Maker featuring the iconic Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star
•    Bill Braack – Smoke N’ Thunder Jet Car, racing close to 400 mph
•    Korean War Demonstration – featuring a dogfight between an F-86 Sabre Jet and a Mig 15
•    Lockheed P-38 Lightning Aerobatic Demonstration
•    Northrop N9MB Flying Wing flyovers
•    And, so much more!

“Airshow fans will enjoy an action packed weekend both on the ground and in the air.  Every gravity-defying maneuver, fly-over and aerobatic performance will leave you speechless. It’s going to be an incredible show!” continued Dunbar.

On the ground, spectators will be able to explore static aircraft displays, interact with pilots and crewmembers, and experience interactive attractions and educational exhibits designed to promote STEM. Stay tuned as we announce additional attractions in the coming weeks!

Sponsorship information and hi-resolution images are available online at Are you a member of the media wanting to cover the show? The online press credential application is now available at the website in the News Room. 

Calling all volunteers!  The Airshow is looking for Antelope Valley’s finest volunteers to join the team for a weekend of hard work and a lot of fun.  The first volunteer meeting is set for January 14, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Lancaster High School in the theatre (44701 – 32nd Street West, Lancaster, CA  93536).  Volunteers will learn about what it takes to get involved, available opportunities, meet Airshow team managers, ask questions and get the inside scoop.  In order to volunteer, one must be at least 18 years old and available for a minimum of 8 – 10 hours both Friday and Saturday, March 21-22, 2014.  For additional information and/or to apply for a volunteer position please visit: Make sure to save the date and attend the first volunteer meeting so you can get involved, have fun and give back to your community!

The Los Angeles County Air Show web site will be updated regularly with news, attraction information and more.  Fans can follow the Airshow on Facebook and Twitter (@LACountyAirShow).

About Los Angeles County Air Show
The Los Angeles County Air Show, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting the importance of aviation for continued economic growth, inspiration and educational opportunities for our youth, and enhancing awareness for the service and sacrifice of our military men and women. The mission of the Air Show will, in part, be accomplished by giving back to the needs of the community through a regional scholarship program for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the areas of science, technology, engineering, math or aerospace. For more information about the Los Angeles County Air Show, please visit 

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