High Desert aerobatic pilots, warbirds, military jets, will paint the skies of Apple Valley

Apple Valley, CA — Several Victor Valley aerobatic pilots and the P-51 Mustang and F4U Corsair will provide big-time airshow action in the High Desert skies over Apple Valley on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012.

This year’s airshow will feature three High Desert aerobatic pilots, starting with renowned Red Bull air race champion Mike Mangold in his L-29 Jet, Rob Harrison “The Tumbling Bear” performing breathtaking gyroscopic aerobatics in his Zlin 50 and Tim Just flying aerobatics in the Extra. Other favorites such as  Rich Piccirilli with Just In Time Skydivers, radio control airplanes, the N-9M Flying Wing and warbirds such as the P-38 Lightning, B-25 Mitchell, P-51 Mustang, P-40 Warhawk, Fw190, all from Planes of Fame Air Museum to name a few.

In addition to the excitement in the sky, fans will see many static displays such as the largest biplane in the world, the big yellow AN2, and many experimental and vintage airplanes. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the pilots, get autographs and get up-close to airplanes.

Community groups and volunteer organizations are a big part of the airshow. Attendees can browse booths offering information, souvenirs, food and beverages. The Apple Valley Airshow is a family event with something for everyone!

Gates open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aerial demonstrations from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Admission is only $5 cash, and children 12 and under free. Parking is free. Apple Valley Airport is located off of Hwy. 18 to 21600 Corwin Road in Apple Valley. No animals except service animals will be allowed at the event. No large coolers and no alcoholic beverages will be allowed at the airshow. Bring chairs, sitting blankets, sunglasses, hats, sunscreen and don’t forget your camera. 
For more information about the Apple Valley Airshow, please call (760) 247-2371.