Advance tickets are now on sale for the Valiant Air Command’s 35rd annual Tico Warbird Airshow, slated for March 9-11.
The theme this year honors the 70th anniversary of the famed “Doolittle Raiders.” There will be aircraft on static display, such as the F-14, ME-208, F-80, F-86 A-6, F-8, A-4, F-9 Panther, Wildcat, MiG-15 and MiG-21, C-123 and many others. Also, flying will be many B-25s; along with vintage warbirds such as the P-51, Corsair, P-40, T-6, T-28, T-34, L-39, aerobatic teams and military demonstrations and FIFI, world’s only flying B-29 Superfortress.
Gates open at 8:30 a.m. and the airshow starts around 1 p.m., but there is plenty to do in the morning. There will be a flight line full of warbirids on exhibit with veteran pilots or aircraft historians standing by to tell you all about them, World War II re-enactors, antique automobiles, vintage armor, games, music, lots of vendors, exhibitors and more, organizers promise.
For more information: 268-1941, VACWarbirds.org
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