Benton Air Faire October 16th 2021

2021 Schedule of Events:

0630 am Vendors arrive and set up their booths!

  • Arrive at the FIRST Driveway South of Placer on Airpark Way.
  • The “greeter” who maybe sleepy will tell you what SPOT is yours!
  • We still have lots of vendor spots open!

7am – 9am Classic Cars Arrive

  • Car Show Gate is the Second Driveway (South) on Airpark Drive
  • Admission is a $10 DONATION per car
  • $10 helps pay for expenses (port a potties, liability insurance, crowd line deliminators etc).
  • Car Show Trophies and Plaques Sponsored by O’Reilly’s Auto Parts on Dana Ave
  • We will have some volunteer Marshallers on hand to direct you into organized parking rows!
    • Please don’t give them grief as they are volunteers.
    • Don’t tailgate thru the gate behind another car, as the gate can (and will) close on YOUR car and damage it.
    • After you park if you can help out with car parking that would be appreciated!

8am – 11:30am Hangar Pancake Breakfast

  • $8 per person (scrambled eggs, 2 sausage, 2 pancakes)
  • Coffee, water, juice included
  • Pancake Breakfast in the large airplane hangar building

8:30am – 3:30pm Plane Rides Available starting at 8:30am – 3:30pm

  • $40 per adult / $20 per child for 15 min ride (Cessna or Diamond aircraft)
  • $75 per adult in the WWII Bamboo Bomber
  • $120 per person in the North American T6 “Texan” or WWII N3N Biplane

8am – 3pm Vendors / Aircraft, Car and Military Vehicle Displays 

9am – 3pm Hay Rides Available – Courtesy of Paul Gunsauls at VISTA REALITY — our choice in finding an awesome home in Redding!

7am – 3 pm Airpark Cafe is OPEN all day for Food (Breakfast and Lunch) and Mimosas Bloody Mary’s etc.

Tentative Military Warbird Aircraft Fly Bys for 2021:

  • F15 Eagle Fly By from Oregon ANG unit at Klammath Falls
  • P51D Mustang and Vought FG1 Corsair or P-40 Warhawk Fly By from McClellan, Sacramento CA
  • T33 Shooting Star Fly By and smoke demo
  • C130 Fly By from Reno ANG
  • CAL FIRE OV10 and S2T Fire Bomber Fly By
  • Forrest Service Smoke Jumper Fly By and Parachute Drops
  • CAL ANG H60 Blackhawk Fly By and Static Display
  • USCG Dauphine Helicopter Fly By and Static Display

Performers 

  • Star Wars Characters
  • Redding Police K9 Demo
  • Redding Fire
  • CHP Display (vehicles, helo and aircraft)
  • UH-1 Huey Display
  • Military Vehicle Displays

Thanks to our Sponsors:

Highlights from Last Years Event Photos: