MCAS Miramar Air Show 2010

Posted by on Oct 02, 2010 | Leave a Comment

MCAS Miramar Air Show 2010 has been started today and will be continued till October 3, 2010. Information about 2010 MCAS Miramar Air Show and show hours are given below.

MCAS Miramar Air Show 2010 is welcoming back the Navy’s critically acclaimed Blue Angels Flight manifestation Squadron. The Blue Angels are considered as a world’s most famous aviation acts. They have performed for more than 460 million people since being formed in 1946. The Blue Angels will perform in MCAS Miramar Air for daytime shows: Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The F/A-18 Hornets flown by the “Blues” are 56-feet-long, more than 40 feet from wingtip to wingtip and has weighed 56,000 pounds. They can hit speeds of 1,200 miles per hour since the aircraft are detained in formation just inches apart while performing compound maneuvers.

Show events:

The 55th Miramar Air Show is being held at the Marine Corps, other military services and Marine Corps Air Station, Miramar. All service branches are greatly involved and the show is well represented on-site. Aircraft static displays represent almost all strategic and support aircraft and ground weapons systems.

Details of MCAS Miramar Air Show 2010:

  • Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday; twilight show from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday
  • Tickets: Prices vary from free admission to $209 for private seating
  • Phone: (858) 577-4126 or (858) 577-4141
  • Online:

Some guides about what you may view in the show, including a few civilian acts:

  • F-22 Raptor: currently, the U.S. Air Force’s aircraft is the latest, expensive and hazardous fighter in the air.
  • F/A-18 Super Hornet: The Navy’s large and burly fighter assault jet. It has been recognized “the most capable and survivable carrier-based combat aircraft.”
  • F-16 Falcon: This Air Force plane is the most agile modern fighter.
  • Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demo Team: this team has the members of the Canadian Forces and is second in popularity to the Blue Angels.
  • AV-8B Harrier: The Marine Corps’ vertical-takeoff-and-landing attack.

In the show, more than 100 military and civilian aircraft on display, along with an Air Show Expo showcasing local aircraft businesses, vendors and food are available on the ground. Admission for this show, parking and blanket seating are free. This Air Show is the exclusive Flying Aces cabin with upgraded decoration and beverages. The Flight of Wine cabin during the evening Show that provides a selection of luscious wines from the West Coast. This show draws 750,000 people over three days. Get more information about this shoe on its website

MCAS Miramar Air Show 2010 video from youtube:

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