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BIG BEAR AIR FAIR AUGUST 26

 

BB AIR LineupVintage Airplanes will be on display at the Annual Big Bear Air Fair on Saturday, August 26. Opening ceremonies — involving the Just In Time Skydivers — are set for 9 a.m. (Contributed Photo)

 

By Susan A. Neufeld

Big Bear City, CA – The Big Bear Air Fair has been thrilling young and old with the excitement and romance of aviation for over thirty years. On Saturday, August 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Big Bear City Airport will once again host one of the summer’s most highly anticipated events.

 A CELEBRATION OF BIG BEAR CITY’S AVIATION HISTORY

The Big Bear City Airport has provided service to Big Bear’s residents and valley visitors since 1928.BB AIR 15

Over a dozen vintage aircraft will be on display, many of which were used to secure our nation’s independence during World War II and the Vietnam War. Featured displays will include a M4 Flight Simulator, Vintage Aircraft.

FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

The day’s activities will include performances by the  Just In Time Skydivers, helicopter and bi-plane rides, food and souvenir vendors, classic and vintage car displays, and various kids attractions.

A pancake breakfast will begin at 8:00 a.m. The Barnstormer restaurant will also be serving breakfast.

AIR FAIR VS. AIR SHOW

An Air Fair features the display of static – or grounded – aircraft, while an Air Show includes aerial demonstrations by new and vintage aircraft.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Admission and parking for the Air Fair is free and a shuttle service, running from Snow Play, 42825 Big Bear Blvd, will be available to and from the airport. Gates open at 9 a.m.

Big Bear City Airport is located at 501 Valley Boulevard in Big Bear City.

For more information on the 2015 Big Bear City Airport Air Fair, please visit: http://bigbearcityairport.com online. 

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