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Wings Over Wine Country

Date: Saturday & Sunday August 18th & 19th, 2012
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: $20 adults (13-64) / $5 children (6-12)
Description:The Wings Over Wine Country Sonoma County air show offers an enticing array of entertainment. You can climb aboard a jet fighter, walk through a cargo plane, or take a close up look at antique airplanes. With an opportunity to see a UH-1 Huey, a F-14 Tomcat, and F-16 Viper, the Wings Over Wine Country is a one of a kind weekend. The Wings Over Wine Country Santa Rosa Air Show is held at the Sonoma County Airport and in addition to the traditional airshow, there is quite a large display of historical aircraft on the ground. Food and drink are available and it is highly recommended that you pick up your tickets before hand and avoid waiting in line.

From the Pacific Coast Air Museum site:

The Air Force and Navy will provide exhibitions of the C-17 Globemaster III and the F/A-18 Super Hornet jet aircraft. The C-17 will be making its appearance thanks to the C-17 Demonstration Team from the 452nd Air Mobility Wing from March Air Force Base. Navy Strike Fighter Squadron 122 Flying Eagles (VFA-122) based at NAS Lemoore, Calif. will demonstrate the capabilities of the F/A-18F Super Hornet. The Air Force is scheduled to provide flybys by USAF U-2 and T-38 aircraft as well.

An extensive world class aerobatic line-up includes Kent Pietsch with a lively routine in his 1942 Interstate Cadet, Julie Clark in a Mentor T-34, Tim Weber in his Extra 300S, along with Bill Cornick and Spencer Suderman.

Adding to the variety of acts in this year’s show are the Wine Country Flyers radio control model aircraft club, Sonoma Country Sheriff’s helicopter demonstration with the SWAT team, CDF aerial firefighting demonstration, airport fire truck demonstration, Smoke-N-Thunder jet car and the Misty Blues all woman parachute team.

Gates open both days at 9:00 a.m. for pre-show activities, including radio controlled model aircraft demonstrations. The main Air Show events kick off at 11:00 a.m. Discount advance tickets can be purchased at the Museum and Sonoma County Round Table Pizza locations. Advance tickets may be purchased at a discount price at www.pacificcoastairmuseum.org. Convenience charges may apply.

ABOUT PACIFIC COAST AIR MUSEUM

Pacific Coast Air Museum (PCAM) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the acquisition, restoration, safe operation and display of historical aircraft, and to providing an educational venue for students and the community. We also intend to honor those heroic aviators who have contributed so much to the growth and defense of our way of life.

Located in Santa Rosa, Calif., PCAM operates both an indoor museum with exhibits featuring famous military and civilian pilots and aviation innovators, as well as historical photos and artifacts; and an outside museum featuring many excellent examples of both contemporary and antique aircraft.

Notables:Buy Tickets Online

 

Address: 2200 Airport Blvd
City: Santa Rosa
State: California
Zip: 95403
Phone number: (707) 566-8380 or (707) 575-7900