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Livermore Airport Open House Set for Saturday

The 17th Annual Livermore Airport Open House will be held Saturday, Oct. 6.

Here's information provided by the Livermore Airport:

The community is invited to the 17th Annual Livermore Airport Open House Saturday October 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Open House is a free event featuring aerobatic performances, exhibits, food, a display of numerous aircraft, and entertainment for all ages. The Livermore Municipal Airport is located at 636 Terminal Circle, off Airway Blvd. from I-580.

Pilots with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) will be on hand to provide a free introduction to aviation for youngsters.  Youngsters may sign up for a “Young Eagles” flight at a future date.

Come to see aerobatic performances from 11 a.m. to 12 noon and 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. performed by Jacquie Warda, Rich Perkins, Vicky Benzing and Dr. D’s Old-Time Aerobatics.

The Rotary Club of Livermore will provide food at nominal cost. KKIQ will give away prizes and broadcast live from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Other activities for children include: face painting, card tricks, and a magician.

Flight schools will provide information on learning to fly, obtaining a pilot certificate, and buying scenic flights around the Bay Area. The Flying Electrons will have a display of radio-controlled aircraft.

Aircraft to be displayed will include: World War II P-51, AT-6/SNJ/Harvard, T-28, homebuilts, aerobatic, antique/classics, as well as general aviation. CALSTAR will display a medivac helicopter; the Coast Guard will display a Dolphin search and rescue helicopter, and the CHP one of its law enforcement aircraft.  

In addition the Livermore Fire Dept will have a fire engine on display and the Police Dept will have their mobile command post open for tours.

Small group tours (scouts, senior living facilities, etc) are available. For additional information or to schedule a group tour, contact the Livermore Airport 925.960.8220 or email; LVKairport@ci.livermore.ca.us.

mike October 05, 2012 at 06:27 PM
Awesome cant wait
Kevin Wright October 06, 2012 at 02:25 AM
We'll be there!!!

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