20th Annual Lake In The Sky Air Show

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Smoke trail from air acrobatics It’s the Lake Tahoe Air Show’s 20th anniversary. Come out and join in the celebration – at the biggest and best air show in the High Sierra! The Lake In The Sky Air Show at the Lake Tahoe Airport, in South Lake Tahoe, CA on Saturday, August 29th, 2009.
Be here at America’s High Altitude Air Show for all the action! You’ll see many of the country’s top aerobatic performers including living legends Bill Cornick and Jon Melby. Plus you’ll see the amazing Spencer Suderman defying gravity in his famous Pitts.

You won’t want to miss the spectacular opening ceremonies Warbird ‘fly bys!’ And then get up close to several vintage Warbirds and military static display aircraft, including the Navy’s F-18 Hornet Strike/Attack Fighter, and the #1 rated fighter plane of WWII – the legendary P-51 Mustang. Plus many more Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and Marine Corp aircraft on display. Come see the spectacular fly-by of the famous Patriots Jet Team. Homebuilt, experimental, Highway Patrol, CALSTAR, CAP and other aircraft are also invited to participate. And our ever-popular Flying 5K Run is back. And there will be a hearty pancake breakfast offered by the Kiwanis Club. Additional presentations expected this year include demonstrations by Skydive Tahoe – a precision free fall skydive team. Plus an NAS Fallon (Top Gun!) Search & Rescue (SAR) aircraft is once again expected to perform a demonstrated rescue mission. You’ll see displays of equipment used by fire emergency response and search and rescue teams. NASA will have educational display.Bill Conick
YOUNG AT HEART
Young Eagles Flights (free flights for youngsters from 8-17), CALSTAR helicopter flight simulator and a Kids’ Zone!
Extra Added Attractions returning this year include the Tahoe Douglas Rotary Club’s Invitational Chili Cook Off and the Tahoe Blue Riders MC Motorcycle Show & Shine.


Schedule of Events

7:00-9:00 am and 12:30-1:15 pm                  Young Eagle Flights

8:00 am                                                               Air Show Open To Public – Static Display In Progress

9:00-10:15 am                                                   5k Race/Kids Fun Run – Sponsored By CALSTAR

8:00 –11:00 am                                                 Pancake Breakfast – Sponsored By Kiwanis

10:15 am – 3:15 pm
Field Events
Fred Zealor – Air Show Announcer
Jon Ross – Air Boss
Michael Clark – Ramp Boss

10:15 am
Opening Ceremonies
CAP, Thom Lallement On Trumpet
Blue Ribbon – Red Robbins Choir
5K Award Ceremony
Skydive Tahoe Demo
H-60 Seahawk Fly-By
Will Allen – Super Decathlon

11:00 am                                                            C-17 Spectacular Fly-In

11:30 am                                                            Spencer Suderman – Meteor Pitts S2B Bi-Plane

12:00 Noon                                                      Rescue Demonstration – NAS Fallon

12:30 pm                                                          SLTPD/EDSO K-9 Unit Demo

1:00 pm                                                            Manure Monopoly
1:15 pm                                                             Skydive Tahoe Demonstration
1:45 pm                                                            Jon Melby – Pitts S-1B

2:15 pm                                                           Bill Cornick Airshows – Pitts S2C Bi-Plane

2:45 pm                                                           Air Show Performers – Squirrel Cage

3:00 pm                                                         Medical Evacuation Demonstration – Fire Dep’t, CALSTAR

3:30 pm                                                        Closing Ceremonies – Skydive Tahoe Demonstration

Activities Throughout The Day Including:

Tahoe-Douglas Rotary Club Chili Cook-Off (starts at 11 AM)
Airplane & Helicopter Rides
Blue Riders MC Motorcycle Show & Shine
Food Booths And Vendors
Kids Area
Free BluGo bus transportation from South Y and Meyers
*Schedule subject to change


When: Saturday, August 29th
Where: 1901 Airport Rd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150