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1998 Point Mugu Air Show Schedule

The Point Mugu Air Show opens this morning with a day full of aircraft demonstrations and flyovers. The show is at the Navy base off Pacific Coast Highway. The schedule is the same today and Sunday:

8 a.m.: Gates open

8-9:30 a.m.: Radio-controlled airplane demonstrations and helicopter rides

9:30 a.m.: Confederate Air Force

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10 a.m.: Bill Cornick aerobatics

10:15 a.m.: Confederate Air Force (CAF) Warbirds fly-bys

10:45 a.m.: E-2C “Hawkeye” VAW-116 fly-by

11 a.m.: Welcoming ceremonies invocation, CAF fly-by (missing man formation), flag presentation by Navy SEALs

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11:15 a.m.: T-37B “Tweety birds” fly-bys

11:20 a.m.: F-14 “Tomcat” demonstration by VF-101

11:40 a.m.: George Tuers and “Flashback”

11:50 a.m.: John Collver’s “Wardog”

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12:05 p.m. : VX-9 bombing and strafing demo with AV-8B “Harrier II,” AH-1W “Super Cobra,” EA-6B “Prowler”

12:25 p.m.: Channel Islands Air National Guard C-130E “Hercules”

12:30 p.m.: Channel Islands Air National Guard pallet drop

12:40 p.m.: F-117A Stealth fighter (takeoff)

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12:40 p.m.: Helicopter Combat Support Special Squadron 5 (HCS-5) and Navy SEALs demonstration

1:15 p.m.: F-15 “Eagle” demonstration by 33rd Fighter Wing

1:30 p.m.: F8F “Bearcat” demonstration

1:40 p.m.: F-117A Stealth fighter by 49th Fighter Wing

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1:45 p.m.: Steve Stavrakakis “Wild Thing”

2 p.m.: Frank Ryder’s “ORECK XL” airplane

2:15 p.m.: Delmar Benjamin in his GeeBee

2:30 p.m.: Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron: Thunderbirds

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For information, call 989-8786.


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