Great Pacific Airshow
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The third annual Great Pacific Airshow soars over Huntington Beach

Great Pacific Airshow

A fire boat from the Port of Long Beach signals the start of the practice run for the third annual Great Pacific Airshow on Friday, Oct. 19.

 (Mark Boster / For the Times)
Great Pacific Airshow

A lifeguard jumps from a Huntington Beach Police Department helicopter during a practice run for the third annual Great Pacific Airshow.

 (Mark Boster / For the Times)
Great Pacific Airshow

Photographers focus on the sky while civilian and military aircraft pilots practice their maneuvers and stunts for the third annual Great Pacific Airshow in Huntington Beach.

 (Mark Boster / For the Times)
Great Pacific Airshow

A Lucas Oil stunt plane skims over the spectators lining the sand in Huntington Beach at the third annual Great Pacific Airshow.

 (Mark Boster / For the Times)
Great Pacific Airshow

The Air Force’s Thunderbirds practice their maneuvers and stunts in the skies over Huntington Beach for the third annual Great Pacific Airshow.

 (Mark Boster / For the Times)
Great Pacific Airshow

A seagull has a bird’s-eye view of one of the Air Force’s Thunderbird pilots practicing an upsidedown maneuver in the skies over Huntington Beach for the third annual Great Pacific Airshow.

 (Mark Boster / For the Times)
Great Pacific Airshow

Thunderbird pilots practice over Huntington Beach for the third annual Great Pacific Airshow.

 (Mark Boster / For the Times)
Great Pacific Airshow

Thunderbird pilots get a closeup view of each other while practicing for the third annual Great Pacific Airshow.

 (Mark Boster / For the Times)
Great Pacific Airshow

The Air Force’s Thunderbirds take a practice run over Huntington Beach for the third annual Great Pacific Airshow.

 (Mark Boster / For the Times)
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