Events

May 4, 2012

Planes of Fame Air Museum hosts air show

Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, Calif., in conjunction with the County of San Bernardino, presents its annual air show – Air Show 2012: Turning the Tide, May 5-6.

This year’s air show will feature more than 40 historic aircraft performing as well as a salute to 1942, when U.S. military forces began turning the tide of World War II.

Along with the flying and static displays, panel discussions will feature veterans.

The P-38 National Association will host P-38 Lightning pilots, and Lt. Col. Hank “Hog” Griffiths and Lt. Col. George “Boxer” Schwartz, both F-35 pilots from Edwards Air Force Base will be on hand

This year, the air show will also host NASA’s Driven to Explore multi-media exhibit. Visitors will learn about space exploration through imagery and audio and visual technology and have an out-of-this-world opportunity to touch a 3 billion-year-old moon rock.

General admission is $20 for adults and children over 12, $5 for children 5-11, and free for children under 5.

Grandstand seating is available for $10 but does not include general admission.

For more information, visit www.planesoffame.org.

 




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