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tabAbout SkyFest 
Welcome to SkyFest 2014! The Open House and Air Show is open to the public and admission is free. We will update this website as more information is available. We look forward to seeing you May 31 to June 1!

Follow us LIVE on Twitter for streaming updates with hashtag: #SkyFest2014.

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tabAir Show Hours 
9 a.m. - Airfield opens, vendors open
11 a.m. - Air show begins
4 p.m. - Air show ends
6 p.m. - Gates closed

***Times are subject to change.***
tabSkyFest Poster 
SkyFest 2014 Poster
tabApproved Items 
Visitors are limited to the following items, which will be subject to search by Security Forces:
- Strollers and wagons for toddlers
- Diaper bags for guests with small children
- Small women's purses
- Handicapped items such as wheel chairs
- Official service dogs
- Lawn chairs
- Bottled water, two bottles per person. Free water-refill stations will be available
- Hydration packs (Eg. CamelBaks - hydration only, no backpacks)
- Cameras, video recorders and binoculars. Visitors will be required to show the items work. Items must be small enough to carry by hand.
* Note: Those working for media outlets (TV & Radio stations, newspapers, magazines, websites) should contact Public Affairs for media credentials which will allow for more equipment to be brought onto Fairchild AFB.

Permitted but use discretion:
- Inhalers
- Baby bottles
- Medications. Bring prescriptions with you and in marked medical containers. (Eg. don't bring medicine in Sunday through Saturday containers)
Recommended Items include:
- Sunscreen
- Hearing protection
tabSkyFest in the News RSS feed 
KXLY News anchor flies high with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

Local media flies with Air Force Thunderbirds

Annual torchlight parade honors armed forces

Media attending SkyFest use Graham Gate Road

Fairchild announces final list of SkyFest performers

tabFeatured Videos 
tabFeatured Performers 
U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
Headlining Fairchild's Open House and Air Show are the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds who perform precision aerial maneuvers demonstrating the capabilities of Air Force high performance aircraft to people throughout the world.
U.S. Army Golden Knights
The U.S. Army Parachute Team, nicknamed "The Golden Knights," is the U.S. Army's official aerial demonstration team. The Team travels around the United States, performing parachute demonstrations at air shows, major league football and baseball games, and special events, connecting the Army with the American people.
tabInteractive PDF 
Check out the SkyFest 2014 Interactive PDF with listings for each performance, event maps, emergency contacts, food and a complete listing of static displays.SkyFest 2014 Interactive PDF
Scan this QR Code and get it on your mobile device!
SkyFest Interactive PDF QR Code

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tabPerformances
Golden Knights
11:30 to 11:50 a.m.
The Golden Knights are the U.S. Army's official aerial demonstration team.

KC-135R Demo
11:52 a.m. to 12:06 p.m.
The KC-135 Stratotanker is the nation's premier and backbone aerial refueler.

Kent Pietsch
12:08 to 12:18 p.m.
An Interstate Cadet with a 37-foot wingspan powered by a four-cylinder engine.

Smoke-N-Thunder
12:20 to 12:30 p.m.
At 400 mph this jet car, driven by Bill Braack experiencing 11 Gs, really hauls!

Cascade Warbirds
12:32 to 12:42 p.m.
Vintage American war planes take to the skies showcasing air power heritage.

Boeing 40C
12:44 to 12:54 p.m.
The Boeing Model 40 was a single-engined U.S. mail biplane in the 1920s.

Jacquie B
12:44 to 12:54 p.m.
Jacquie Warda trickily maneuvers a two-seat 330hp triblade monoplane.

TBD P-51 Demo
12:56 to 1:11 p.m.
Check out this WWII P-51 Mustang streak across the sky in grandeur sleek.

Kent Pietsch
1:21 to 1:32 p.m.
See desciption above.

UH-1N Repel Demo
1:34 to 1:42 p.m.
Watch closely as SERE specialists drop on ropes from a 36th RQF helicopter.

Golden Knights
1:44 to 2:09 p.m.
See desciption above.

Dan Buchanan
2:11 to 2:22 p.m.
This wheelchair pilot flies an unpowered hang glider with pyrotechnic effects.

Smoke-N-Thunder
2:24 to 2:34 p.m.
See desciption above.

Kent Pietsch
2:36 to 2:43 p.m.
See desciption above.

Stearman Formation
2:45 to 3 p.m.
Stunt experts flying WWI-era biplanes are sure to wow in their formation flying.

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
3:30 to 4:15 p.m.
These F-16s perform precision aerial maneuvers demonstrating air power.
tabProhibited Items
All visitors are subject to search by Security Forces and will NOT be allowed to pass through security with any of the following items:
- Weapons of any kind including pocket knives, pocket tools, scissors, box cutters, billy clubs, large-heavy chain-link jewelry or belts, mace and pepper spray
Outside food Firearm (any type)
Toys resembling firearms Skateboards, heelies, roller skates or roller blades
Spray paint and silly string Glass containers (any kind)
Alcohol Illegal drugs
Bicycles Fireworks
Coolers Back packs, ruck sacks
Pets Medical Marijuana

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