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Biggest Little Airshow on Ford Island

2012 Biggest Little Airshow

Over 11,000 visitors attended, free, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor’s 5th “Biggest Little Airshow” on Saturday and Sunday, August 18 and 19, 10am to 4pm. The Airshow celebrated the Centennial of Marine Aviation and the Centennial of Women in Aviation.

Guests enjoyed 100 aircraft on the tarmac, in the hangars, and in the sky—both real and remote control model, “candy bombings” over historic Luke Field, Hangar 79 tours to see the new aircraft the Museum has acquired recently. Plus many sponsor booths and fun Museum Education booths including flying in RC flight simulators, robotics, dress like a pilot, a peek inside the cockpit of the F-15, make and take a plane, and more.

Loaded Dice rocked the Airshow each day at 1pm with a Free Concert. For two days, the presenting local RC organization the Birds of Paradise and Mainland pilots from the Academy of Model Aeronautics piloted their massive remote controlled giant-scale planes in the skies above the Museum.

Specialty acts performed by the Birds of Paradise included: Pattern, 3-D fixed wing and helicopter aerobatic flights, South Pacific battles, "Candy Bomber" drops, and a Skycam helicopter. Remote control aircraft were in the air and on static display, including, jets, helicopters, F-22s, warbirds, B-17s, P-38s, Corsairs, OV-10s and more.

Admission to the Airshow was free and all donations went to the Museum’s Education and Restoration projects. Visitors could drive on to Ford Island. The Museum will hold their next annual, 6th “Biggest Little Airshow” next year in August 2013. Stand by for details.

Tripler Fisher House 8K Hero & Remembrance Run, Walk or Roll

Saturday, August 18

7am registration at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor

Contact Theresa Johnson 561-7423, theresa.m.johnson2@us.army.mil.

No cost registration. Donations appreciated. Register online at www.active.com/donate/TriplerFisherHouse/2012RemembranceRun.

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 BIGGEST LITTLE AIRSHOW ON FORD ISLAND
Presented by Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor
Featuring the Birds of Paradise Airshow Team

Schedule of Events
Saturday & Sunday • August 18 & 19, 2012

Day 1/Saturday, August 18:

9am –First free shuttle departs the Arizona Memorial Parking Area for Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor (Shuttles run every 15 minutes throughout the event)

10am – Color Guard, Military Aircraft Flyover Opens the Airshow

11am – Remote Control Air Demonstrations Begin, through 4pm

12:00pm – Flyovers--Hawaiian Airlines’ Bellanca, Pacific Warbirds’ T-6 and Luscomb 8-E

12:30pm -- “Candy Bombers” Flyover & Candy Drop for the Keiki

1:00pm ~ 2pm – Free Concert

2:00 pm – Remote Control Air Demonstrations Continue, through 4pm

3:30pm – “Candy Bombers” Flyover & Candy Drop for the Keiki

4:00pm – Closing Festivities

5:00pm – Last shuttle bus departs the Museum for Arizona Memorial/Pearl Harbor Visitor Center Parking Area


Day 2/Sunday, August 19:

9am –First free shuttle departs the Arizona Memorial Parking Area for Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor (Shuttles run every 15 minutes throughout the event)

10am – Color Guard, Military Aircraft Flyover Opens the Airshow

11am – Remote Control Air Demonstrations Begin, through 4pm

12:00pm – Flyovers--Hawaiian Airlines’ Bellanca, Pacific Warbirds’ T-6 and Luscomb 8-E

12:30pm -- “Candy Bombers” Flyover & Candy Drop for the Keiki

1:00pm ~ 2pm – Free Concert

2:00 pm – Remote Control Air Demonstrations Continue, through 4pm

3:30pm – “Candy Bombers” Flyover & Candy Drop for the Keiki

4:00pm – Closing Festivities

5:00pm – Last shuttle bus departs the Museum for Arizona Memorial Parking Area

 

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