|The famed RCAF Snowbirds will be the star attraction for a day|
full of aviation thrills at the Northwest Regional Air Show
Set for Terrace in late July
The countdown is now down to just seven weeks, as the preparations continue for what should be an impressive day in the skies over Terrace, with July 20th the date for the Northwest Regional Airshow.
Organizers for the show that will bring the RCAF Snowbirds, CF18 Demonstration Team and Canadian Forces Skyhawks to the Northwest, have been putting out the last call for vendors this past week as well as to issue a call for volunteers to help put on the much anticipated event at the Northwest Regional Airport.
The famed Snowbirds just wrapped up their Spring Training over the skies of Comox on Vancouver Island and now will make their way across Canada and some points in the USA for the annual airs show season.
The return to the Northwest marking their first show in nearly 20 years in the Terrace region and this years event has a number of additional features beyond the three Canadian Military groups on hand to complete the day.
You can explore what's planned from the Northwest Regional Air Show website here.
To keep up with the Snowbirds on the path to Terrace follow their twitter feed here.
As well, follow along for updates through the Facebook page created for the event.
Tickets are now on sale, with prices ranging from 16-33 dollars. It's noted that there are no refunds should the weather Gods not cooperate with the Airshow plans.
To learn more about how to get your tickets, click on this link.
The Gates to the Airshow site will open at 2PM, the Show itself starts at 5PM
As we get closer to July 20th, the focus on the airshow is gaining some notice across the region.
We'll update those stories below:
May 18 -- Northwest Airshow Ready (video)
January 25 -- Snowbirds to be involved in July Airshow planned for Terrace