Did You Know: Fun Facts About the Aviation Roundup at Minden-Tahoe Airport, Oct 13 - 14, 2018

The following Aviation Roundup fascinating facts and interesting stories about the people behind the airshow are here to bring you inside Nevada’s only airshow.

Did You Know: Fun Facts About the Aviation Roundup at Minden-Tahoe Airport, Oct 13 - 14, 2018

The Aviation Roundup provides a more personal experience, especially when compared to other large airshows around the country.

The Aviation Roundup, held at the Minden-Tahoe Airport in northern Nevada Oct. 13 - 14, 2018, is just around the corner. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels, Red Bull Air Force team and many more will soon be taking to the skies over Carson Valley. Bringing this airshow to life, including 12 aerobatic acts, static displays, on-ground entertainment, simulators and a vendor village, is no short task for the Minden-Tahoe Airport team. The following Aviation Roundup fascinating facts and interesting stories about the people behind the airshow are here to bring you inside Nevada’s only airshow.

Did you know?

  • Aviation Roundup tickets holders have the opportunity to view more than five hours of precision flying during each of the two airshow days.
     

  • The Aviation Roundup will also have static aircraft on display that is viewable during all hours of the airshow. Gates open at 10 a.m. and the show runs from 11:30 to 5 p.m., starting with an opening ceremony.
     

  • The Aviation Roundup provides a more personal experience, especially when compared to other large airshows around the country.
     

  • All pilots, including U.S. Navy Blue Angels pilots, will be signing autographs for spectators.
     

  • The U.S. Navy Blue Angels West Coast tour includes performances in San Diego, San Francisco and Huston in front of hundreds of thousands of spectators. Needless to say the Minden-Tahoe Airport provides an up-close and personal experience without the crowds.
     

  • The 2018 Aviation Roundup opening ceremony features a 5,000 sq. ft. American flag as part of the Paul McGowan Skydiving Team.
     

  • The Aviation Roundup brings together aircraft of past and present, including WWII era aircraft and modern Air Force style jets.
     

  • Aerobatic and static aircraft at the 2018 Aviation Roundup represent every branch of military service, including the Coast Guard.
     

  • It’s a privilege and honor to be so close to our country’s best pilots and aircraft. The headlining U.S. Navy Blue Angels team must be at-the-ready to serve in war zones, keeping our country safe at all times. 
     

  • Red Bull pilot Siegfried Schwarz is one of just two pilots with a U.S. FAA helicopter aerobatic license.
     

  • Planning for the event began in December 2017.

Tickets to the 2018 Aviation Roundup are now available online.

The Carson Valley region serves as the host community for the Aviation Roundup. Lodging options include boutique, name brand and gaming resorts. For more information go toVisitCarsonValley.org.