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Headlining the event was the Army Golden Knights Parachute Team and Tora! Tora! Tora!, a reenactment of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Another big part in the flying was also the USAF Heritage Flight, featuring a 4-ship formation of a F-22, A-10, F-16 and P-38 Lightning. All of the aircraft were also flown as solo demos, always finsihing with a nice photo pass at the end of their displays ginving a good photo opportunity.
US Army Golden Knights
A-10 West Coast Demo Team
F-16C West Coast Demo Team
USAF Heritage Flight
WW II Warbirds: Tora Tora Tora! & B-17
P-51 & 'Zeros'
RQ-4B Global Hawk, only to be seen on the ground...
The civil highlight og the day was the presence of both Scaled Composites aicraft, the White Knight and White Knight II. These futuristic aircraft flew in from the nearby Mojave airport, home of the company's flight activitites. Presenting the future of civil space flight both jets added very well to the already overwhelming variety of the aircraft being presented at the show:
Scaled Composites: Whight Knight I & II
Published: 09 November 2009