Abbotsford International Air Show

Abbotsford International Air Show

August
Widely recognized as Canada's national air show, this three-day event is an opportunity for the aviation industry to display the latest developments in civilian aircraft. Since the first show was held in 1962, it has included aerobatic performan ­ ces by the Canadian Armed Forces, the Royal Air Force, the Snowbirds Jet Team, and the U.S. Air Force's Thunderbirds. Aviation-related equipment is on display, and there is a large banquet featuring well-known personalities in the aviation and aerospace fields. The show is held at the airport in Abbotsford, British Columbia, and is regularly attended by upwards of 200,000 people.
CONTACTS:
Abbotsford International Airshow Society
1276 Tower St., Unit 4
Abbotsford, BC V2T 6H5 Canada
604-852-8511; fax: 604-852-6093
www.abbotsfordairshow.com
SOURCES:
GdWorldFest-1985, p. 31