From vintage biplanes to high-performance jets, you will see these and more at the 14th annual Olympic Airshow, hosted by the Olympic Flight Museum at the Olympia Regional Airport on June 16 and 17, 2012.
Visiting this year is the Commemorative Air Force B-17 Flying Fortress Sentimental Journey,which will offer ground tours and flight experiences. Also featured are tactical demonstrations of a U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet and the renowned Smoke-N-Thunder Jet Car.
As the largest warbird-only gathering in the Pacific Northwest, the show features three hours of outstanding aerobatic performances by visiting aircraft, in addition to the low-level aerobatics by the museum’s own P-51D Mustang, American Beauty.
Helicopters from the museum collection will include a UH-1H Huey, AH-1 Cobra, OH-6 Cayuse “Loach”, and the only flying example of a Kaman HH-43 Huskie.
Most military branches are represented with aircraft and displays from the World War II, Korea and Vietnam eras. These include a WWII encampment with authentic military vehicles and uniformed personnel, and an operational Vietnam Landing Zone with active flying helicopters.
The event offers a variety of youth activities, displays, and food and merchandise vendors.
The Olympia Regional Airport in Tumwater, Wash., is a facility of the Port of Olympia which is proud to be a sponsor of the annual Olympic Airshow.
For details including the final performance schedule and ticket information, visit www.olympicflightmuseum.com or email email@example.com