L.A. County Air Show

On The Ground

Air Show fans will enjoy an action packed weekend both on the ground and in the air. 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 (STEM).

LOCKHEED MARTIN COMBAT READY F-35 LIGHTNING II

This modern marvel of aeronautical engineering is no doubt the finest tactical airplane in the world. At the recent U.S. Air Force Red Flag exercise, the F-35 achieved a remarkable 20-to-1 kill ratio.

“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
*Rare West Coast appearance, will host book and autograph signing

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
*Rare West Coast appearance, will host book and autograph signing

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.

BELL AH-1S COBRA

Photo Credit: Bill Foraker

PIPER PA-23-160 GERONIMO

MDD F-15 EAGLE NASA

LOCKHEED L-12A ELECTRA JR

Photo Credit:  Arejaye

EUROCOPTER MH-65 DOLPHIN US COAST GUARD

CESSNA 182 SKYLANE CIVIL AIR PATROL

AIRBUS HELICOPTER AS350 B2 A-STAR – LOS ANGELES COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

Photo Credit:  Trent Bell

REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE

Photo Credit:  Dai Ngo

LOCKHEED L-18 LODESTAR

Photo Credit:  Karsten Palt

STEM INTERACTIVE EXHIBITION

PRECISION EXOTICS

FERRARI | LAMBORGHINI GALLARDO

Thrilling supercar driving experience. For a 50% discount, use code “LA” during checkout.

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And many more!

All performers, aircraft, displays and schedules are subject to change without notice.

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