SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The ninth annual California Capital Airshow (CCA), presented by Sacramento County, today announced the launch of tickets for the 2014 Show scheduled September 6-7, at Mather Airport. Tickets are on sale now and General Admission is currently 25 percent off through February 28th at midnight PT. To order tickets visit the purchase tickets page on the CCA website and enter promo code: Launch2014 at checkout.
The Airshow is excited to confirm that military jets are back and the Show will be announcing future performers and attractions in the coming months.
“Every year we aim to bring our fans new and different performers and attractions,” said Darcy Brewer, executive director of the California Capital Airshow. “This year we will be featuring military and civilian jet performances, world-class aerobatics, parachute demonstrations, pyrotechnics, vintage aircraft as well as great entertainment, music, food and exhibits along the ramp. What we’ve highlighted here is just a small glimpse of what’s in store for fans, we’ll be announcing a complete line up of performers and attractions in the coming months.”
The AV-8B Harrier will render fans speechless! Arguably, one of the greatest breakthroughs in aircraft technology, the unique Harrier Jump Jet is capable of vertical takeoffs and landings, providing the U.S. Marine Corps with mobility, flexibility and firepower. Don’t miss the rare chance to see this remarkable aircraft show off!
The Patriots Jet Demonstration Team returns with their signature high-flying action. Characterized by fast paced formation flying, six-ship diamond formation aerobatic maneuvers, and computerized red white and blue smoke system, the Patriots will rock the skies of Sacramento.
Fans will be holding on to their seats because Sacramento is in store for a wild ride with new and returning performers. In addition, the Show we showcase the 'Salute to the Armed Forces' In addition, the Show will showcase a salute to the Armed Forces, where attendees will step back in time with an authentic theatrical production including military re-enactors, parade of vintage warbirds, music, costumes and pyrotechnics.
The Airshow is an event for the whole family, providing young people with endless exhibits and interactive displays exploring the world of aviation and the many opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math related fields. CCA fans will be inspired as they watch the skies come alive, meet and greet the pilots and crew, and explore historic aircraft along the ramp and so much more.
The following sponsors and community partners have generously contributed to 2014 California Capital Airshow: Sacramento County, Aerojet Rocketdyne, City of Rancho Cordova, SAFE Credit Union, Sacramento Jet Center, and Fox40.
CCA will be all things “shiny, fast and loud” for all ages and so much more! Tickets are now available online and can be easily purchased at the Airshow web site, http://www.californiacapitalairshow.com/buytickets.php. The Airshow web site will be updated regularly with news, attraction information and more. Fans can follow the Airshow on Facebook and Twitter (calcapairshow), and now on Instagram (@capitalairshow).
About California Capital Airshow
Established in 2004, the California Capital Airshow has become one of the largest and most highly- respected shows in the nation. CCA is an exciting and family-friendly non-profit regional event designed to honor the Sacramento region’s rich aviation heritage and veterans while inspiring young people to pursue education and careers in the areas of science, technology, engineering, math, aviation, aeronautics or aerospace. The non-profit organization gives back to the community through scholarships, charitable group donations, and a wide variety of community events and exciting educational programs throughout the year. For more information about the California Capital Airshow, please visit www.californiacapitalairshow.com.