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2022 Aerospace Valley Air Show

Sat-Sun
15 - 16 October 2022

Location
Edwards Air Force Base, California

Event Website

2022 Aerospace Valley Air Show

Open House, Air Show and STEM Expo!

Excitement For The Entire Family!

 

 

2022 AVAS Weekend Schedule

 

STEM DAY (NOT OPEN TO GENERAL PUBLIC)
The base will be closed to the general public, but open to valid DOD cardholders and Edwards Air Force Base families. A full practice air show will be conducted throughout the afternoon.

0900  Gates Open  AVAS Day 1

12,000 Students

STEM DAY! Over 12,000 students from across California will arrive at Edwards Air Force Base for a special day of hands-on inspiration and innovation. We may just break the record for ‘Worlds Largest Field Trip’!

1700   Gates Close   End Of AVAS Day 1

 

0900   Gates Open  AVAS Day #2

Come To Edwards Air Force Base

The Aerospace Valley Air Show is an entirely new event dedicated to showcasing the best of STEM and aviation. Organized by the 412th Test Wing, Edwards Air Force Base, this event will be the first open house for the base in 13 years. The weekend consists of a large STEM Expo with nearly 60 hands-on displays and activities, a large air show headlined by the USAF Thunderbirds Flight Demonstration Team, and several surprises you will have to see to believe! Crowd favorites such as a Kids Zone and beer garden round out the entertainment. General admission to show grounds is free to everyone.
 
2022 marks the 75th anniversary of the United States Air Force, while October 14, 2022 marks 75 years of breaking the sound barrier over the sky above Edwards. During this weekend, we will pay homage to both legacies with historic aircraft and sonic booms, mixed with the latest in cutting-edge aviation… You never know who will drop in from the desert sky!
 
 

0900 Gates Open AVAS Day #3

Come To Edwards Air Force Base

The Aerospace Valley Air Show is an entirely new event dedicated to showcasing the best of STEM and aviation. Organized by the 412th Test Wing, Edwards Air Force Base, this event will be the first open house for the base in 13 years. The weekend consists of a large STEM Expo with nearly 60 hands-on displays and activities, a large air show headlined by the USAF Thunderbirds Flight Demonstration Team, and several surprises you will have to see to believe! Crowd favorites such as a Kids Zone and beer garden round out the entertainment. General admission to show grounds is free to everyone.
 
2022 marks the 75th anniversary of the United States Air Force, while October 14, 2022 marks 75 years of breaking the sound barrier over the sky above Edwards. During this weekend, we will pay homage to both legacies with historic aircraft and sonic booms, mixed with the latest in cutting-edge aviation… You never know who will drop in from the desert sky!
 
 

 

 

Bringing You The Best

PERFORMERS AND STATICS

 
 

USAF THUNDERBIRDS

USAF Thunderbirds
 

DEMO TEAM

 

 

WINGS OF BLUE

Wings Of Blue
 

USAF PARACHUTE TEAM

 

 

B1-B Lancer – Flying / Static

MORE ABOUT THE B1-B LANCER
 

LANCER

 
 
 

 

Edwards F-22 Raptor – Flying / Static

MORE ABOUT THE F-22 RAPTOR
 

RAPTOR

 

 

Edwards C-17 Globemaster II – Flying

MORE ABOUT THE C-17 GLOBEMASTER III
 

Globemaster III

 

 

Edwards F-35 – Flying / Static

MORE ABOUT THE F-35 LIGHTNING II
 

Lightning II

 
 
 

 

C-5M Super Galaxy- Static

MORE ABOUT THE C-5M GALAXY
 

GALAXY

 

 

Edwards F-16 Viper – Flying / Static

MORE ABOUT THE F-16 FIGHTING FALCON
 

FIGHTING FALCON

 

 

Edwards T-38 – Flying / Static

MORE ABOUT THE T-38 TALON
 

TALON

 
 

 

RQ-4 Global Hawk- Static

MORE ABOUT THE RQ-4 Global Hawk
 

Global Hawk

 

 

Edwards C-12 Huron – Flying / Static

MORE ABOUT THE C-12 Huron
 

Huron

 

 

Edwards B-52 – Flying / Static

MORE ABOUT THE B-52
 

B-52

 
 

 

Calspan X-62 VISTA – Static

MORE ABOUT THE X-62 VISTA
 

VISTA

 

 

Edwards KC-135 Stratotanker – Flying / Static

MORE ABOUT THE STRATOTANKER
 

STRATOTANKER

 

 

KC-46 Pegasus – Flying

MORE ABOUT THE KC-46
 

PEGASUS

 
 

 

Greg Colyer T-33 “Acemaker”- Flying

MORE ABOUT GREG COLYER
 

T-33

 

 

MORE TO COME

 
MORE ABOUT THE STRATOTANKER
 
 

 

Vicky Benzing Aerosports – Flying

MORE ABOUT VICKY BENZING
 

BENZING

 
 

 

NASA F-15B/D Eagle- Flying / Static

MORE ABOUT THE F-15 EAGLE
 

EAGLE

 

 

NASA F/A-18D Hornet – Flying / Static

MORE ABOUT F/A-18 HORNET
 

HORNET

 

 

NASA ER-2 – Flying

MORE ABOUT THE ER-2
 

ER-2

 
 

 

NASA TG-14 – Static

MORE ABOUT THE TG-14
 

TG-14

 

 

NASA T-34 Turbo Mentor – Static

MORE ABOUT T-34 TURBO MENTOR
 

TURBO MENTOR

 

 

NASA C-20A – Static

MORE ABOUT THE C-20
 

C-20

 
 

 

Sonic Boom Demo- Various Aircraft

AN EDWARDS AFB EXCLUSIVE
 

SONIC BOOM

 

 

Scaled 281 Proteus- Static

MORE ABOUT SCALED 281 PROTEUS
 

PROTEUS

 

 

Rutan Long-EZ- Static

MORE ABOUT THE RUTAN LONG-EZ
 

LONG-EZ

 
 

 

Wardog Airshows- AT-6 Texan – Flying

LEARN MORE ABOUT WARDOG AIRSHOWS
 

AT-6

 

 

Howard 250- Static

MORE ABOUT HOWARD 250
 

HOWARD 250

 

 

Convair BT-13A- Static

MORE ABOUT THE CONVAIR BT-13A
 

BT-13A

 
 

 

Antonov AN-2- Static

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ANTONOV AN-2
 

AN-2

 

 

Fairchild PT-23- Static

MORE ABOUT THE FAIRCHILD PT-23
 

PT-23

 
 

 

Pratt & Whitney F-135 Engine

MORE ABOUT F-135 ENGINE
 

F-135