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Take Flight with Paso Robles' 2017 AirFest Celebration

About 2 year(s) ago by Allegretto Vineyard Resort by Ayres

Paso Robles AirFest returns to celebrate the freedom of flight at the Paso Robles Airport. AirFest will not only feature many flying demonstrations, but visitors will also be able to relish in the scenic Paso Robles countryside, premier wineries, and the Central Coast’s relaxing atmosphere. The festival will take place on August 25th from 6pm to 10pm and will continue on August 26th from 9am to 4pm. Make sure you are in attendance!

On Friday, August 25th, the party begins at the in the big Hanger North of the Terminal Building. Tickets cost $25 and will gives you access to Barnstormers BBQ, Beer, and Winemaker’s Bash.

On Saturday, August 26th, the AirFest 2017 celebration will commence at the Paso Robles Municipal Airport. Admission is free to the public and there is an exciting list of events, including:

9am to 2pm: EAA Young Eagles -- Dave Fretwell (Free airplane rides for youth ages 8 to 17 years old).

10am to 12pm: RC Demos -- North County Cloud Clippers

12pm: Parachute delivery of flag, Paso Robles Marching Band, National Anthem, Mayor’s Speech officially opening Paso Robles AirFest, Airport Appreciation Day

12:30pm to 4pm:

Flying Demos and Aircraft

CDF water bomb

CHP helo rescue

Army helicopter

Osprey demo

Navy Jet -- Lamore


Vultee BT-13 “Valient” – Gary Corippo

Aeronca L-16 “Grasshopper” – Bob Kelly, Wayne Rice

Stinson L-5 ” Sentinel” – George Marrett

Stearman PT-17 – Brad Eaton

T-34 “Mentor” – Gooney Bird Group

C-47 “Skytrain” – Gooney Bird Group

T-28 “Trojan” – Sherm Smoot

Aircraft TBA – Bob Kragel

Focke-Wulf 149D – Gooney Bird Group

Static Display and Booths:

Introduction to Aviation – Doug Erway

Local Businesses near airport

Information booth – directions, free water

Static Displays of GA aircraft – Fly In event

Type Clubs – Mooneys, Grummans, Cubs, etc.

Experimental Aircraft

Estrella Warbirds Museum Store, Information Booth

Woodland Auto Display Cars

Wine Association

Paso Robles Chamber

Beer Booths

Wine Booths

Tri Tip and Chicken Lunches for sale

We hope you will attend AirFest 2017 and partake in all the wonderful activities planned for this August weekend!
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