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Big Bear City Airport “Air Fair” This Saturday 8/24/2013

Big Bear City, CA, August 20, 2013 — This Saturday, the Big Bear City Airport presents Big Bear Air Fair 2013 with the theme, “Celebrating 110 Years of Flight.” Admission is just $2, and the event will last from 9:00 AM. to 4:00 PM. The event organizers promise vintage Warbirds, a P-47 Thunderbolt, a F3F Wildcat, a F6F Hellcat, a F8F Bearcat, an Mk XIV Spitfire and Zero.There will also be television and movie star planes: The B-25, “Executive Suite”, was seen in the movie Catch-22 and other aviation and entertainment media. The PT-17 seen in the TV show JAG will be...

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“Event”full Weekend For The Big Bear Valley

Big Bear, Ca, August 9, 2011, 12:00pm – This past weekend boasted many exciting events for the Big Bear Valley that drew crowds in the thousands.  The Big Bear Air Fair sold over 7,200 tickets and, coupled with vendors and volunteers, the crowd was estimated between 7,500 and 8,000.  There were 50 aircraft on display and 60 planes flew in for the day to attend the Air Fair.  Saturday morning, the 2nd Annual Tour de Big Bear had 600 paid registrants, with two thirds registering Friday night, resulting in participants staying overnight in the Big Bear Valley.  After the bike tours were finished the 2nd Annual Blues for the Zoo  took place on Saturday afternoon with close to 1,000 people in attendance enjoying the musical stylings of the Blues.   On Saturday and Sunday, the Xterra Trail Run, Triathlon and Duathlon took place at the Snow Valley Ski Area and Rim Nordic with 243 athletes participating.    Overall it was an event packed weekend that brought people to the Big Bear Valley from not only California, but Nevada, Arizona, Mexico, and other western...

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Big Bear Air Fair Features “Transportation Then To Now”

Big Bear, Ca, August 1, 2011, 12:00pm – The Air Fair returns to Big Bear this year with “Transportation Then To Now” as the theme of the show.  This Saturday, August 6th, from 9am to 4pm, attendees can see vintage warbirds to the fast jets of today, and everything in between.  To celebrate different types of transportation, the Bear Valley Cruisers and the Rod Riders are bringing in cars to match planes from different eras.  The show will also feature “Just in Time” Skydivers, a spot landing contest, and the Mountain Fifes and Drum Corps. There will be food, fun, and shopping vendors, as well as key non profits that will be at the show including the Seven Stars Foundation.  The Air Fair is only in Big Bear every other year, so don’t miss your chance to see P-63 King Cobra, a B-25 Heavenly Body, or a P-38 23 Skidoo.  The cost is only $2 to attend, and $1 for children.  There will be some parking available at the Big Bear City Airport, with additional parking at Big Bear Snow Play with shuttle service to and from the event.  For more information go to...

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