Camarillo, CA, March 14th, 2012 --- The Camarillo Wings Association will host the WWII 325th Fighter Group
“Checkertail Clan” during its 67th Annual Reunion at this year’s “Wings Over Camarillo” Air Show.
The Checkertails, a legendary unit with more air victories and fewer losses than any other in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations, are looking forward to seeing all three of their WWII aircraft at the Air Show - the P-40 Warhawk, the P-47 Thunderbolt and the P-51 Mustang – and to sharing stories and memorabilia of their famed exploits with the Air Show public.
A special highlight of their reunion will be the first public showing of Part II of the world-renowned documentary of their war service history, which includes original wartime footage as well as recent interviews with living Checkertail pilots and crews.
The “Checkertail Clan” will join regional aviation volunteers from the Southern California Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, EAA Chapter 723 and the Ventura County 99s to support the “Wings Over Camarillo” air show at the Camarillo Airport August 18 & 19, 2012. The Pacific Aviation Museum – Pearl Harbor will set up their ALOHA CHALET with flight-line box seats and lunch.
An expanded Air Show flight demonstration features many popular aerobatic routines with over 80 aircraft; including vintage planes, experimental, and WWII fighters, bombers and transports. The Grand Finale will feature a spectacular formation flight display over an amazed crowd.
The “Wings Over Camarillo” Air Show features public access to the planes, pilots and crews. Come for the day to watch and walk among the planes; take photos and ask questions of the pilots and air show volunteers. Kids under 12 are free. Kids - Bring your parents!
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