This show had something for everyone: Civilian performers, warbirds, modern jets, vintage jets, skydivers, and more warbirds.
Fog is synonymous with San Francisco — you could almost consider it a tourist attraction itself. Sometime during 2010, this meteorological phenomenon was named Karl the Fog by some online pranksters and the name stuck. This year Karl decided to watch the airshow too, slowly enveloping the Golden Gate Bridge as the clock ticked down to the opening act.
Taking place in Sacramento, the capital of California, the California Capital Airshow is billed as one of the major airshows in the Golden State. The 16th year of this popular event drew a weekend turnout of more than 85,000 airshow fans to Sacramento Mather Airport (KMHR) in September 2022.
The ninth annual Biggest Little Air Show, put on by the Hiller Aviation Museum at San Carlos Airport (KSQL) in California, boasted not only perfect weather, but a sold-out show.
Wings Over Camarillo is a fan favorite among air shows and 2022 was even better with a huge presence of airplanes from Planes of Fame.
This was a very pleasant airshow to attend: It wasn’t super crowded, had lots of good food and drink at reasonable prices, and was full of friendly fellow air show fans. Also, did I mention that it was free?
The Blue Angels headlined the 2022 Kaneohe Bay Air Show, the first air show in Hawaii since 2015.
When a resident complained about noise at California’s Tracy Municipal Airport, they probably didn’t think it would result in an aerobatic competition.
The Gathering of Warbirds Reunion had a small town intimacy to it with friendly folks happy to chat about planes or cars or both.