L.A. County Air Show

Sequence of Events

FRIDAY NIGHT KICK-OFF PARTY ON THE BLVD

5 p.m. – FREE family event!
Lancaster BLVD & Ehrlich Ave

Performances and Appearances by:
Jacob Nelson & the Tone Wranglers
Big D and Bubba from KTPI 97.7
Satin Dollz

“IN THE SKY” PERFORMERS

Performing both Saturday and Sunday:

USAF Thunderbirds
USAF A-10 Warthog
Greg “Wired” Coyler – Lockheed T-33 – Ace Maker
Vicky Benzing – 1940 Boeing Stearman
Bill Stein – Zivko Edge 540
Matt Chapman – Extra 330LX
Rob Holland – MXS-RH
Rob Harrison “The Tumbling Bear” aerobatics – Zlin 142C
Paul “Sticky” Strickland in the L-39 Albatros Jet
Patriot Parachute Team
Bill Braack – Jet Pick-Up Truck Smoke-n-Thunder
NASA ER-2 High Altitude Science Aircraft
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XIV – CAF Southern California’s Wing
Yakovlev Yak-3 CAF – Southern California’s Wing
North American F-86F Sabre – Planes of Fame Air Museum
Lockheed P-38J Lightning – Planes of Fame Air Museum
North American P-51 Mustang – Planes of Fame Air Museum
Vought F4U-1 Corsair – Planes of Fame Air Museum
North American B-25J Mitchell – Planes of Fame Air Museum
U.S. Navy TAC Demo Team, F/A-18C Hornet

STEM EXHIBITION

STEM exhibition open both days free of charge with your admission to the Air Show

“HEROES AND LEGENDS” AVIATION HISTORY PANELS
Sponsored by Northrop Grumman

The series of history panels are scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 4 to 5 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday, located in the two tents on each side of the main entry gate.

Schedule

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
FREE FALLING FROM SPACE
Kittinger (102,800 feet), Baumgartner (127,852 feet), Eustace (135,890 feet)

Moderator – Dennis Anderson

Col Joe Kittinger, (USAF, Ret.) First World Altitude Record 1960-2012
Red Bull Stratos Flight Operations and Safety (Capcom 1) 2012

Alan Eustace, Current World Altitude Record Holder, 2014 to Present
**Saturday only

Dr. Art Thompson,  Red Bull Stratos Technical Project Director, CEO
Sage Cheshire Aerospace, Inc. President, A2ZFX, Inc.

Craig Ryan,  Co-Author of  Col Joe Kittinger’s  “Come Up and Get Me”

OUT OF THE BLACK:
THE FIRST FLIGHT OF THE F-117 STEALTH FIGHTER

Moderator – J.B. Brown

Hal Farley, First Flight Test Pilot, Lockheed F-117 Stealth Fighter

Capt. Tom Morgenfeld, (USN, Ret.) Lockheed Test Pilot
** Saturday only

Lt Col Roger Moseley, (USAF, Ret.) Air Force Test Pilot

Lt Col Bill “Evil” Gray, (USAF, Ret.) Air Force Test Pilot

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
BREAKING BARRIERS: WOMEN IN AVIATION

Moderator – Dana Kilanowski

Maj Jennifer Housholder, (USAR, Reserves) Army Combat Helicopter Pilot

Lt Col Kelly Latimer, (USAF, Ret.), Air Force Combat and Test Pilot,
NASA Test Pilot, Virgin Galactic Test Pilot

Kelli Grove, Delta Airlines Pilot
**Saturday only

WHITE KNIGHTS AND STARRY SKIES,
THE VOYAGE TOWARD CIVILIAN SPACE TRAVELERS

Moderator – Dennis Anderson

Todd “Leif” Ericson, V.P. Safety and Test, Virgin Galactic Test Pilot

David Mackay, Chief Pilot, Virgin Galactic Test Pilot

Mark “Forger” Stucky, Virgin Galactic Test Pilot

4 to 5 p.m.
GOING DOWNTOWN – THE AIR WAR IN VIETNAM

Moderator – Dennis Anderson

Col Joe Kittinger, (USAF, Ret.) Commander, 555th Tactical Fighter Squadron,
Three Vietnam Combat Tours, Shot down a MiG-21, POW – Hanoi Hilton

Lt Col Dick Rutan, (USAF, Ret.) F-100 “MISTY” Forward Air Controller
Voyager Pilot, First Non-Stop and Un-refueled Flight around the World

Maj Gen Doug Pearson, (USAF, Ret.) F-4 Combat Pilot,
Former Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards AFB, CA

Col Bob Ettinger, (USAF, Ret.) F-4 Combat Pilot,
Former Vice Center Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center

Col Roy Martin, (USAF, Ret.) F-4 Combat Pilot,
Former Chief Test Pilot, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Corporation

Guest appearances subject to change without notice.

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