Heroes and Legends

-Aviation History PanelS-

We can’t wait to share the details on our 2020 History Panel! Check back often for updates regarding what you can expect this year.

While we await announcements of this year’s History Panel, check out some of the featured guests from previous History Panels!

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The ever popular, Heroes and Legends History Panels returns to the show! This year, the inspiring history panels will be located at show-center and broadcast throughout the venue tarmac.

The History Panels will take place on both Saturday and Sunday morning between 9AM and 12PM. The new location and new public announcement format will allow our aerospace history to be enjoyed by all in attendance.

This year’s Heroes and Legends History Panels will include three programs. Each session will take a look at different aspects of aviation, and hosted by those who had firsthand experience, or by historians that deep historical knowledge in the subject matter being shared.

The impressive speakers will once again, add a unique, educational, and awe-inspiring value to this year’s event. 

 The first program will be comprised of Women in Aviation and their journey from biplanes to modern jets, and their struggles to find acceptance in the early days of women aviation by current women pilots and historians, and will be presented both days at 9:30 at show center.

The second program will be a Lockheed history panel that looks at and discusses the famous U-2 spy plane. Celebrating its 65th anniversary, speakers will share their personal stories and attendees will be able to ask questions of the U-2 pilots in attendance. Learn about the pilot’s personal stories of what it was like to fly the famous plane that was on the front lines of the cold war and the unique aspects of this incredible aircraft. This panel will be Sunday morning at 10:30AM at show-center.  

The third program will be an extension of the Airshow’s special presentation of “The Wings of War Eagle Field”, an examination of the famous Lancaster, CA airfield that trained Royal Airforce Pilots en mass during World War Two. Scheduled to appear are members of the current detachment of Royal Airforce pilots serving at Edwards Air Force Base in support of the F-35 Program. Along with historians the panel will take a look at the long-standing tradition of cooperation between Britain and the United States. The Wings Over War Eagle Field program will be presented Saturday morning at 10:30AM at show-center.

After each program the public will be invited to meet and greet with those from the panel and ask questions that may have not been covered during the panel discussion.

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