This year's Lynchburg Regional Airshow includes a variety of static displays and attractions. Walk amidst and experience aviation history. Below are just some of the static displays and attractions that will be featured at this year's airshow.
Air Force Performance Lab
The Air Force Performance Lab is the newest asset in the mobile fleet and features a futuristic experience full of challenges and self-discovery, all wrapped in innovative technology. Activities include an Oculus Rift flight simulator, Pull-Up Bar Challenge, Touch Screen Challenge Games, iPad Wall, On-site Leader board and the F-16 Display.
Sierra Aeronautics will be offering helicopter rides for $35 per passenger in their Bell 47. Rides will be offered Friday afternoon after the practice, Saturday from 9 am until close, and Sunday from 9 am until close. Please click on the Sierra Aeronautics image above to purchase tickets before hand.
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UNITED STATES AIR FORCE
The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace. Our rich history and our vision guide our Airmen as we pursue our mission with excellence and integrity to become leaders, innovators and warriors.
2. North American T-6 Texan
1. FUGI LM-1
The Fuji LM-1 is a Japanese light communications aircraft of the 1950's that was used for communications and general duties.
The North American Aviation T-6 Texan is a single-engine advanced trainer aircraft used to train pilots of the U.S. Army Air Forces.
4. CURTISS C-46 COMMANDO
3. Extra EA300
The Extra 300 is a two-seat aerobatic monoplane. It was designed in 1987 by Walter Extra, an award-winning German aerobatic pilot. It is stressed for 10 G's with one person on board and 8 G's with two people board.
The C-46 was used as a military transport aircraft during World War II. At the time it was produced, the C-46 was the largest twin-engine aircraft in the world.
6. AERO L-39 ALBATROS
5. Douglas C-47 Skytrain
8. BEECHCRAFT T-34
7. Douglas C-54 Skymaster
The Douglas C-54 Skymaster was a four-engine transport aircraft used by the United States Military in World War II and the Korean War. The C-54 carried cargo as well as presidents, prime ministers, and military staff. The C-54 was also used for non-combat roles such as air-sea rescue, scientific and military research, and missile tracking and recovery. The C-54 was one of the first aircraft to carry the President of the United States.