The Weekender: Warbirds From Coast To Coast


The Weekender plans to take in a variety of classic planes, cars and historical attractions found on to Santa Rosa, California, this weekend for the Wings Over Wine Country Airshow, presented by the Pacific Coast Air Museum. See demos for aUSAF F-22 Raptor Stealth Fighter,Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Hornet andUnited States Navy F-18 Super Hornet, plus aerobatic performers, warbirds and a tour of the USAF C-17 transport.

Beech River Regional Airport Fly-In & Car Cruise takes place Saturday in Darden, Tennessee. The event will featurevintage and homebuilt aircraft, classic cars, a B-17, C-47, Lockheed Electra and other historic aircraft, plus food and music.

Sunday’s SpectaculAir fly-in at Rushford Municipal in Minnesota will offer a full day of World War II aircraft and history talks, classic car displays, aircraft rides, live music, lunch in the mess hall and shopping at the PX, plus drawings for warbird rides.

Also Sunday, the Simsbury Fly-In & Car Show, the largest in the northeast, will featuredisplays of more than 750 airplanes and aviation displays, automobiles, along with kids’ activities, live music, food and free seminars.