Historic Airplanes Filled The Sky At Chino Airshow

Staff Reports

Chino– Over 30,000 people came by the Planes of Fame Air Museum for their Planes of Fame Airshow on April 29 to May 1. The event was held at the Chino Airport, located at 7000 Merrill Avenue in Chino.

The event celebrated the 75th Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor, where they recognized the history, contributions, and sacrifices of our veterans.

This year’s airshow featured nearly 50 historic aircraft, performing for the community’s enjoyment. Performers included: U.S.A.F. F-16 Viper Demo Team and Heritage Flight, Sean D. Tucker Team Oracle Aerobatics, Texas Flying Legends, Sea Fury Aerobatics by Sanders Aeronautics, Rob Harrison and the Tumbling Bear, Gregory Colyer T-33, Granley Yak Aerobatic Team, Jelly Belly Airplane, John Collver’s AT-6 Aerobatics, and over 40 WWII aircraft including the B-25 Mitchell, P-47 Thunderbolt, and P-51 Mustang. In addition to many other fantastic airplanes that performed, there was also a special panel discussion with honored veterans. Lastly, there were Military vehicles, a ‘Kids Zone’, food, drinks and vendors!

Visit www.planesoffame.org to see what the museum will be hosting their next airshow!