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Colonel Clarence E. “Bud” Anderson – The last living World War II Triple Ace Fighter Pilot


Born January 13, 1922, Colonel Anderson recently celebrated his 100th birthday!


Come listen to Bud tell some stories, share a video, and greet you before he flies off to EAA AirVenture, Oshkosh, Wisconsin.


Saturday, July 23, 2022

12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Airport Terminal 

Hangar across from Sierra Aero


General admission day of the event is free. Seating is limited.


A limited number of reserved seats will go on sale July 1! Check back.

The following video was developed by Scott and Kyle Guyette of Sleeping Dogs Productions for Bud’s 100th Birthday Celebration in Auburn, Calif. “It will make you laugh; it will make you cry….hallmarks of a good film,” Jim Anderson (Colonel Clarence “Bud” Anderson’s son).

For several years, Colonel Anderson has shared his stories with the Truckee Tahoe community by being the featured speaker at our Air Show & Family Festival, and we are honored to have him return this year on July 23, 2022 to present again to our local Truckee North Lake Tahoe Community. 


Signed updated edition of Colonel Anderson’s book, To Fly and Flight will be on sale July 23. 

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