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Northrop Grumman delivers center/aft ‘shipset’ for first international EA-18G Growler

Northrop Grumman has completed and delivered to The Boeing Company a major subassembly of the first of 12 EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft ordered by the Royal Australian Air Force.

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Navy conducts production acceptance test of Tomahawk missile

The Navy's Tactical Tomahawk missile underwent a successful production acceptance test March 19 using functional ground test capability at Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division's Large Rocket Motor Test Facility in Indian Head, Md.

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9th-generation GPS satellite blasts off from ‘The Cape’

The 45th Space Wing, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., supported the successful launch of a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket carrying the Air Force's ninth Block IIF-9 navigation satellite for the GPS March 25, 2015, from Launch Complex 37 here.

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NASA asteroid hunter spacecraft data available to public

Millions of images of celestial objects, including asteroids, observed by NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) spacecraft now are available online to the public.

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NASA’s Hubble, Chandra find clues that may help identify dark matter

Using observations from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have found that dark matter does not slow down when colliding with itself, meaning it interacts with itself less than previously thought.


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Permitted, banned items

Posted  March 21, 2015

All permitted items will be inspected prior to admission to the flight line. It is strongly recommended that spectators minimize the number and size of permitted items to reduce delay into the flight line area.

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History Panel: Aviation History in the Antelope Valley

Posted  March 21, 2015

The 2015 Los Angeles County Air Show History Panel will feature a speaker panel of distinguished pilots who personify “Aviation History in the Antelope Valley.” These men flew, among other aircraft, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, F-117 Nighthawk and the F-35 Lightning II. This renowned panel of veterans will discuss their contribution to aviation history. The…

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The world famous Budweiser Clydesdales

Posted  March 21, 2015

From March 20 until March 22, the Budweiser Clydesdales will make several appearances in the area, including at the Pyrobatic Night Show and Concert at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds and at the William J. Fox Airfield in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Air Show. The eight-horse hitch team and red wagon will be available…

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On the ground

Posted  March 21, 2015

Throughout the flight line, spectators will be able to explore static aircraft displays, interact with pilots and crew members, and experience interactive attractions and educational exhibits designed to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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FAQ

Posted  March 21, 2015

Q. Is parking free? A. No, parking is not free. Only cash will be accepted for parking. The fee for each vehicle is $10 (Oversized trailers, motor homes and busses are $30) and does not include exit and re-entry. Q. Do I need to buy my children tickets? A. Children 5 years old and under are…

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Air Show Tips

Posted  March 21, 2015

Health & Safety • Be cautious around aircraft and other displays that may have exposed sharp corners and edges that may damage skin. • Air shows are large events and guests must cover great distances to see all of the show. Plan to walk a great deal throughout the day and wear comfortable shoes. •…

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Patriot Parachute Team

Posted  March 21, 2015

  The Los Angeles County Air Show is excited to welcome the Patriot Parachute Team! This team of professional parachutists who formerly served as active duty Navy SEALs.  “As SEALs, parachuting into different and challenging environments was our duty. At Patriot Parachute, it is our passion. We have taken that same dedication, precision and discipline and transformed…

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L-39 Albatross Bitcoin Jet

Posted  March 21, 2015

  The Los Angeles County Air Show is excited to welcome the L-39 Albatross Bitcoin Jet flown by Paul “Sticky” Strickland. The Albatross is one of the most prolific and versatile military jet trainers flown in the world! The ground attack albatross is an aerobatic pilots dream machine, as it is a true “seat of…

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John Howell

Posted  March 21, 2015

The Los Angeles County Air show is excited to welcome aerobatic pilot John Howell, a local resident based right here at William J. Fox Airfield! Howell has years of experience in the aviation industry with a long career at Lockheed Martin, and six years of competitive aerobatics winning the Southwest Region three times. He earned…

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Chuck Coleman

Posted  March 21, 2015

Chuck Coleman adds high-energy aerobatics to the Los Angeles County Air Show in his Extra 300L. The local Antelope Valley resident has logged more than 3,500 hours in the Extra as both an air show performer and flight instructor. Get ready for some exciting local flavor to ignite the sky! Coleman’s aviation experience is vast, having…

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