Lake in the Sky Air Show Saturday at South Shore
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.
More information: http://www.lakeintheskyairshow.com.
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