Lake in the Sky Air Show Saturday at South Shore |

Lake in the Sky Air Show Saturday at South Shore

Tribune file photoThe annual Lake In The Sky Air Show returns to the Lake Tahoe Airport Saturday.

The 21st annual Lake In The Sky Air Show is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Lake Tahoe Airport in South Lake Tahoe.

Parking is $15 on the day of the show and includes admission for all in the vehicle. Walk-in entrance fee is $5. Children under 12 are free.

There will be free bus service between the airport and the “Y” intersection between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

The event will includes an air show, military, seaplane, warbird and other aircraft displays, CALSTAR 5-kilometer run, Kiwanis pancake breakfast, emergency equipment displays and demonstrations and much more.

Expected military aircraft include an Air Force C-17 Globemaster, F-16 Fighting Falcons, C-21 and T-1 trainers, Marine AV-8 Harriers, F/A-18 Hornets, UH-1 Huey and AH-1 Cobras, Navy SH-60s and C-12 Super King Airs are expected. Several warbirds are expected including a P-51, CJ-6, OV-10, N3N, Marchetti, Gull Wing Stinson and YAK-52. Some are expected to perform a fly-by as are several Mooney aircraft. The several seaplanes expected to participate include two former grand champions from Oshkosh.

Free Young Eagles Flights will be provided by volunteers from 7- 9 a.m. and over the lunch hour for children ages 8 -15. Register at Mountain West Aviation, (530) 541-2110.

There will be aerobatic practice sessions on Thursday, Aug. 26, and Friday, Aug. 27, with the military aircraft flying in Friday. The C-17 is anticipated to land at approximately 11:45 a.m. on Friday.

These exercises can be viewed from the balcony at the airport terminal building.

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