Annual airshow is returning to skies over Southern California

(MENAFN) The Pacific Airshow, one of the largest in the United States, returned to the skies over Southern California this weekend, with military aviators and civilian entertainers performing, according to Trend, citing Xinhua.

The annual airshow began on Friday in Huntington Beach, a beachfront resort in Orange County, and will continue through Sunday. The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, known as the "Thunderbirds," and the Canadian Forces air display team, known as the "Snowbirds," will lead this year's event.

According to the airshow's website, the "Thunderbirds" will conduct new coordinated and exciting maneuvers, including a six-ship display, which is a first for the performing squadron.

Various types of aircraft, including the F-35C, F-16, T-33, T6-A, and B-25, will also perform. Mitchel Bomber, one of America's most iconic WWII planes.

Since its inception in 2016, the airshow, formerly known as the Breitling Huntington Beach Airshow and afterwards the Great Pacific Airshow, has grown in popularity year after year. Last year's festival drew over 3 million people to Huntington Beach.


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