2005 AIRSHOW SEASON
Airshows are one of the primary showcases of military and civilian aviation all around the world. From vintage aerobatic feats recollecting the early 'barnstorming' days to high powered military fighter jets and everything in between, Airshows are a stable of aviation showcase held around the world every year. Either hosted by active military bases or civilian airports, Airshows are one of the greatest pastimes you'll find in America and the world, drawing millions of people each year. Here you'll find selected images from Airshows all around the west coast of the United States going as far back as 2003.
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Nellis AFB Airshow 2005
DATE: NOVEMBER 12-13, 2005
| LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
| 50 IMAGES
Nellis AFB Airshow 2005 - November 12-13, 2005
Once referred to as 'Aviation Nation', the Nellis AFB Airshow wraps up a year long season of airshows and is the final show for the USAF Thunderbirds. Showcasing the most modern and high tech military aircraft alongside vintage aircraft spanning through various wars, Nellis is a fitting end to a long Airshow season.
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Edwards AFB Airshow 2005
DATE: OCTOBER 22-23, 2005
| EDWARDS AFB, CALIFORNIA
| 48 IMAGES
Edwards AFB Airshow 2005 - October 22-23, 2005
One of the most unique airshows in the world, Edwards AFB not only holds many milestones in aviation history and achievements but also is a key figure with the future of aviation. Often showcasing some of the most advanced military aircraft, Edwards gives the civilian population a rare look into the cutting age of military technology.
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NAWS Point Mugu Airshow 2005
DATE: OCTOBER 22, 2005
| POINT MUGU, CALIFORNIA
| 65 IMAGES
NAWS Point Mugu Airshow 2005 - October 22, 2005
Called the 'Vapor Capital of the West Coast' because of the intense vapor that forms on the faster moving fighter aircraft surfaces during the show, NAWS Point Mugu offers some of the most unique shots of modern fighters... when it isn't raining. But, the static line-up often includes some exotic modern military aircraft you'll see.
MCAS Miramar Airshow 2005
DATE: OCTOBER 14-16, 2005
| SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
| 69 IMAGES
MCAS Miramar Airshow 2005 - October 14-16, 2005
One of the biggest Modern Military airshows in the entire world, the MCAS Miramar Airshow in San Diego hosts a look at all branches of the US Military and allies. With nearly a million visitors over 3 days, the airshow showcases the finest performances and displays of military aviation, usually ending with the USN Blue Angels demonstration.
Planes of Fame Airshow 2005
DATE: MAY 21-22, 2005
| CHINO AIRPORT, CALIFORNIA
| 29 IMAGES
Planes of Fame Airshow 2005 - May 21-22, 2005
One of the biggest vintage military aircraft airshows in the world, the Chino Airport Planes of Fame Airshow brings together ones of the largest gaggles of warbird aircraft in the airshow world. Each year features a theme with a performance of something incredibly rare or not seen in many years. Showcasing history at it's finest!
NAF El Centro Airshow 2005
DATE: MARCH 12, 2005
| EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA
| 401 IMAGES
NAF El Centro Airshow 2005 - March 12, 2005
Often referred to as the start of the airshow season on the west coast, the winter training home and first airshow of the year for the USN Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Team offers a fantastic display of modern military aircraft and aerobatic performers. With the sun to your back the entire show, NAF El Centro offers some unique photography!
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