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Air show soars above Tahoe this Saturday

Jim Grant/Sun News Service file photoPeople line up to enter a 1955 Grumman Albatross displayed at the Air Fest last year.
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SOUTH LAKE TAHOE The 18th annual Lake in the Sky Air Show is Saturday at Lake Tahoe Airport in South Lake Tahoe. Gates open to the public at 8 a.m. Parking is $10 and includes admission for everyone in the car. Walk-ins are $2. BlueGo will provide free round-trip bus transportation between the airport and the South Y from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.The high-altitude air show will include aerobatic performances by several of the top air show performers in the U.S., a huge display of military aircraft including AV-8 Harriers, F/A-18 Hornets, C-130 Hercules, H-1 Hueys, an AH-1 Cobra, H-60 Blackhawks and others. A C-17 fly-by and warbird fly-by are also planned. Several warbirds, including a T-33 that will compete in the upcoming Reno Air Races, amphibious aircraft, including two former grand champions from Oshkosh, Wis., home-built aircraft, law enforcement aircraft, rescue aircraft and others also will be on display.There will be simulated rescue and fire suppression demonstrations, CALSTAR will conduct the third annual flying 5-kilometer run, and Kiwanis will provide their famous pancake breakfast. There will be a motorcycle show-and-shine display, Navy Dive Tank with divers, U.S. Marine display, helicopter rides, food and other vendors and many other attractions.


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