Air Fest- 2012: Thunder Over the Empire
The two day air show following the social event attracted an astonishing 400,000 viewers and supporters of March Air Reserve Base. Aerial performers included 729th Airlift Squardron , T-34 formation flight, CAF Warbird demo, AV-8 Marine demo, C-l7/ KCl35 Fly-bys, A-10/ F-86 Heritage flight, DC-10 Tanker/Water demo, as well as the US Navy F18 Hornet & F-6F Hellcat, U.S. Air ForceThunderbirds, amongst others. All exhibited great skill and manuverability in the air to the "thunderous" applause and delight of the attendees and was a tribute and reminder that our military forces are "top guns" in the defense of our nation.
Air Crew Members of the 729th Airlift Squadron - C-17 Pilots including