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F-18E Super Hornet Aggressor Blue Camouflage / California Capital Airshow 2009 / Photo Gallery

F-18E Super Hornet Aggressor Blue Camouflage / California Capital Airshow 2009 / Photo Gallery

F-18E Super Hornet painted in aggressor blue camouflage taxis in.
The California Capital Airshow 2009 features the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds as the headliner with the weekends show including numerous military and civilian performances. Noteworthy bonuses this year are the F-22 Raptor, B-2 Spirit, and a second jet team, the Patriots. The amount of static displays spread across the ramp is enough to keep aviation enthusiasts walking around for the entire day!
Several Air Force Week events will take place around Sacramento prior to the airshow including an Aaron Tippin Concert, the Air force's "Tops in Blue" will entertain at the California State Fair, and USAF aircraft fly overs of several events leading up to the airshow.

Air Shows Acts:
USAF Honor Guard / Drill Team Ground Performance
AFA Jump Team, Wings of Blue / National Anthem
Melissa Pemberton – The Go Girl Pilot - Edge 540
F-18 Hornet Demo & Tail Hook Legacy
Gene Soucy Showcat / Teresa Stokes Wingwalker
B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber – Flyby / Saturday Only
Tim Decker Aerobatics - Pitts S-2B
Dan Buchanan Flying Colors
Warbird Exhibition
C-17 Globemaster Demo
Kent Piestch – Jelly Belly
Gene Soucy Showcat / Teresa Stokes Wingwalker
T-38 2-ship flyby
CDF Fire Bomber Water Drop
Tim Weber Aerobatics The GEICO Pilot– Extra 300
F-22 Raptor Demo & Heritage Flight with F-86 and P-51
The Patriots L-39 Jet Demo Team
Smoke-n-Thunder Jet Car
USAF Thunderbirds Jet Demo Team

Static displays scheduled:
U-2 Dragon Lady Spyplane, T-38 Talon, T-6 Texan, C-5 Galaxy, C-17 Globemaster, C-17 Medevac, KC-10 Extender, A-10 Thunderbolt II, F-16 Falcon, F-15 Eagle, F-15 Strike Eagle, F-18 Hornet,
US Coast Guard C-130, HH-60 Blackhawk , T-45 Goshawk, Bell UH-1 Huey, AH-60 Cobra, CHP A-Star B3 & C206, Sac County Sheriff EC120, MH-47E Chinook, CDF S-2T Airtanker, KC-135 Stratotanker,
B-52 Stratofortress, and the EA-6B Prowler. Anticipated warbirds are: Glacier Girl’ P-38 Lightning, P-51 Mustang, Hawker Sea Fury, T-28 Trojan, T-6 Texan, Nanchang CJ-6, Stearman PT-17,
Fairchild PT-23 Goodman, N3N Yellow Peril, P-40 Warhawk, Stinson L-5 Sentinal, T-33 Shooting Star, Yakovlev 11, and the SIAI Marchetti.

Posted in Submitted by keith on Sun, 10/04/2009 - 16:52.