Highlights from Last Years Event Photos:

Benton Air Faire October 5th 2019

2019 Schedule of Events:

Hangar Pancake Breakfast 8am – 11am

  • $8 per person (scrambled eggs, sausage, 2 pancakes)
  • Coffee, water, juice included

Radio Control Airshow  9 – 10:30am

NOTAM: AIRPORT CLOSED to all “real” planes during the RC airshow (9-10:30am)

  • Reno Warbirds Pylon Air Racers
  • 3D Acrobatic Aircraft Demonstration
  • Acrobatic Helicopters
  • F9F Panther Jet and other Warbirds Aerial Displays

Aerial / Ground Demos 1030am – 11am

  • CHP Helicopter Rescue Hoist Demo
  • Redding Police K9 Demo
  • US Forrest Service Smoke Jumper Parachute Demo and Cargo Drop

Opening Ceremonies 11am

  • Opening Remarks Mayor
  • Flag Raising & National Anthem

Military Aircraft Fly Bys:

  • 12 Noon: CAL FIRE OV10 Bronco, and S2 Tanker Fire Bomber Demo
  • 1pm         USAF U2 Fly By
  • 2pm        USAF KC10 Aerial Refueling Tanker Fly By
  • 3pm        OR NG F15 Eagle Fly By
  • 5pm        CA NG H60 MEDEVAC HELO Departure

Plane Rides Available starting at 11am – 5pm

  • $40 per adult / $20 per child for 15 min ride (Cessna or Diamond aircraft)
  • $90 per adult Warbird T34 “Mentor”, or T-50 Bamboo Bomber, or N3N Navy Yellow Peril
  • $120 per person in the North American T6 “Texan”

Vendors / Displays / Car Show  8am – 5pm

Hay Rides Available starting at 9am – 2pm – Courtesy of Chad and Mandy at VISTA REALITY — our choice in finding an awesome home in Redding!

Octoberfest / Lunch Beer Garden 11am – 5pm in the Hangar