2017 Event Schedule

 
 

9 a.m.  Gates Open

10 a.m.  Opening Ceremony with music by Truckee’s one and only Mountain Bells

10:30 – 12 p.m.  Aerobatic Performances (Show-day order may differ.)

  • Red Bull Race Pilot, Kirby Chambliss
  • Red Bull Wing Suit Team Performance
  • Danny Sorenson – This performance is wonderfully reminiscent of the Golden Age of Aviation in Danny’s self-built biplane.
  • Mark Peterson – He’ll show the power of his Dornier Alpha Jet hitting up to 600 mph!
  • P-51 Mustang Man O’ War will perform in the show and is available to take a ride in for a fee.
  • Rich Perkins will soar through the air in his L-39 Jet – “Fire Cat”.
  • John Garlinger in the North American B-25 J. Mitchell – “Executive Sweet” – will be flown in the show and is available to take rides in for a fee.

12 p.m. to 1 p.m.  Break from Aerial Acts

1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Aerobatic Performers return to the sky!

EVENT-DAY HAPPENINGS

Numerous static aircraft displays!

VIP Hospitality Tent – The best show seats in the house! $50 for an adult and $25 for children 10 and under. Click here to buy tickets.

Vendors Galore – from arts and crafts to beer, burgers and more!

US Air Force Rapid Strike Display Flight Simulator!

For a fee, take a ride in a warbird! Click here to book a ride.

All day Saturday – sign-up your child (ages 8 to 17) in the Experimental Aircraft Association building to take a free flight on Sunday, July 9. Experienced volunteer pilots and ground crew from the EAA Truckee Chapter 1073 Young Eagles Program bring the thrill of flight to young people

SPEAKER FORUMS
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Wayne Handley – One of, if not the best ever, Aerobatic Performer ever!
12:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Colonel Clarence E. “Bud” Anderson – WWII Triple Ace Fighter Pilot.

SUDDENLINK STEAM EXPO (all-day exhibitors/hands-on activities)
1:30 p.m. Meet both Wayne Handley and Colonel Bud Anderson in the Expo. along with Christina Olds, aviation author. Olds and Colonel Anderson will be selling their books.

FAMILY FESTIVAL

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Live Music: Nevada Bluegrass Association

11 a.m. Puppet Show: The Boy Who Cried Wolf

12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Playwell Lego Robotics Tinkering Station

12:30 p.m. Puppet Show: Tommy’s Pirate Adventure

All day stilt walkers, Art, Games, Science, Face Painting and Bounce House fun!

4 p.m. Gates Close