It’s an annual event that’s fun for the whole family! The Apple Valley Airshow is this weekend, Sat., Oct. 11, at the Apple Valley Airport in California.
This year’s airshow features several aerobatic pilots: Tim Just flying the Extra 300, Jon Melby aerobatics in the Pitts, Dave Mathieson in the MX2, John Collver in “Wardog” the T-6, and Rob Harrison “The Tumbling Bear” in his Zlin 142C. Other favorites such as Rich Piccirilli with Just In Time Skydivers, radio control airplanes, the N-9M Flying Wing and warbirds such as the F4U Corsair, Yakovlev YAK-3, B-25 Mitchell, P-51 Mustang, P-40 Warhawk, Fw190, all from Planes of Fame Air Museum to name a few.
In addition to the excitement in the sky, spectators will see experimental and vintage airplane static displays and a car display. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the pilots, get autographs and get up-close to airplanes. There’s also a kids’ area and booths offering community information, souvenirs, food and beverages.
Gates are open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and aerial demonstrations are from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Admission$5, cash only, and children 12 and under are free. Parking is free. Apple Valley Airport is located off of Hwy. 18 to 21600 Corwin Road in Apple Valley.