Ho'okele Staff | Jun 16, 2012
Visitors are invited to attend Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor’s fifth “Biggest Little Airshow” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 18 and 19. Admission is free. This year, the airshow celebrates the Centennial of Marine Aviation and the Centennial of Women in Aviation.
Guests will be greeted by 100 aircraft on the tarmac, both real and remote control models, “candy bombings” over Luke Field for the chil dren, hangar 79 tours to see the new MiG Alley Korean War exhibit, the restoration shop, the P-40 Kittyhawk and Flying Tigers exhibit, helicopters, jets and aircraft displays in the 85,000-square-foot battle scarred hangar.
Free concerts will happen each day at noon with bands Loaded Dice and Wet on stage.
For two days, the presenting local radio-control orga-nization, the Birds of Paradise, and mainland pi-lots from the Academy of Model Aeronautics will pilot their remote controlled 1-to-5 scale planes in the skies above the museum.
Specialty acts to be performed by the Birds of Paradise include: pattern, 3-D fixed wing and helicopter aerobatic flights, South Pacific battles and a skycam helicopter.
There will be remote control aircraft in the air and on static display, including jets, helicopters, F-22s, warbirds, B-17s, P-38s, Corsairs, OV-10s and more.
Call 441-1008 for more information or visit www.PacificAviationMuseum.org